• The HISD Prekindergarten Pre-registration Application has been revised for the school year 2013-2014.  This is not the official application that is maintained in the student’s permanent records. The pre-application is a temporary document to be used for pre-registration of prekindergarten students. The official application is not to be used until June 26, 2013, and will be available to schools in early May.

    State Regulations for Prekindergarten Eligibility

     All applicants must live in the Houston Independent School District, be four years of age on or before September 1, 2013, and meet ONE of the following conditions:

    • child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language, or
    • child is homeless, or
    • child is economically disadvantaged (as determined on the Prekindergarten pre-application) or
    • child of an active duty member of the armed forces; including the state military forces or a reserve component of the United States, or the child of an armed forces member who was injured, killed, or missing in action while serving on active duty. or
    • child is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code or
    • National School Lunch Program to include all children who meet any eligibility criteria for Head Start, not only those who meet the low-income eligibility criteria for Head Start.  The TEC, §5.001(4), defineseducationally disadvantaged as “eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program.”  Consequently, all children who are eligible for Head Start are eligible for free prekindergarten, based on their eligibility for the NSLP.  [1] [1] Public Law 110-134, which amended 42 USC, §1758
    Wesley Pre-K Registration for the 2013-2014 School Year is everyday  8:00 a.m -2:30 p.m.