The Early Childhood Center offers a Pre-K half-day (AM and PM) program for children who qualify under prekindergarten eligibility requirements set by the state of Texas. In order to be eligible for the Pre-Kindergarten Program, state law requires that children must be 4 years old on or before September 1st and meet one of the following:

  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language;
  • Educationally disadvantaged, which means a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program;
  • Homeless, as defined by 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 11302, regardless of the residence of the child, of either parent of the child, or of the child’s guardian or other person having lawful control of the child;
  • Child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty;
  • Child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty;
  • Have been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing;
  • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as a peace officer (3106.002), firefighter (3106.003), or emergency medical first responder (3106.004).

 

If you believe your child meets one of the listed eligibility criteria for the ECC Pre-K program, complete the Pre-K application below. 

Pre-K Registration Application
Child's Gender *
Home Address *
Home Address
Street Address (Include Apt Number if applicable)
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal

1. Will the child be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2020 *
2. Can child speak and comprehend the English language *
3. Does child lack a fixed, regular and adequate night-time residence? *
4. Is child educationally disadvantaged-eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) based on family income or have a SNAP or TANF eligibility group number?
5. Child of an active duty member or armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserved component of the armed forces who is ordered to active duty by proper authority?
6. Child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserved component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty? *
7. Has the child ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas DFPS (foster care) following an adversary hearing? *
8. Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award

If you answered "No" to question #2 or put a language other than English, the school will contact you.

If you answered "Yes" to question #3, the school will contact you.

If you answered "Yes" to questions #4, 5, 6, 7 or 8, you MUST provide the appropriate documentation to support the eligibility criteria. Please upload appropriate documentation below.


If you answered "Yes" to questions 3, 5, 6, 7 or 8, upload required documentation to support the eligibility criteria here. Click here for listing of supporting documents
Maximum upload size: 230.69MB
I understand that ALL documentation must be submitted for the application to be considered. I understand the campus will notify me if my child is eligible to participate in the Pre-K program. *