Registration for pre-kindergarten begins July 11

July 1, 2011

Northside ISD will hold registration for pre-kindergarten from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11-14 at the Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra Road.

Parents should look at the NISD school boundaries information website and the boundaries and buses website to see where their child will attend school.

The following are the dates parents should register their child, according to school:

  • Monday, July 11, 2011 – Boone, Braun Station, Burke, Driggers, Glass, Glenn, Helotes, Hoffmann, Knowlton, Krueger, Leon Springs, Lewis, Linton, Meadow Village, Mireles, Scobee, Steubing and Wanke elementary schools
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – Adams Hill, Behlau, Cable, Cody, Carlos Coon, Elrod, Evers, Forester, Langley, McDermott, Murnin, Myers, Nichols, Northwest Crossing, Oak Hills Terrace, Raba and Westwood Terrace elementary schools
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011 – Esparza, Fernandez, Fisher, Glenoaks, Hatchett, Howsman, Mary Hull, Lackland City, Kuentz, Lieck, Locke Hill, May, Michael, Ott, Passmore, Powell, Valley Hi and Villarreal elementary schools
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011 – Aue, Beard, Blattman, Brauchle, Carnahan, Carson, Colonies North, Galm, Henderson, Leon Valley, Martin, Mead, Rhodes, Scarborough, Thornton, Timberwilde and Ward elementary schools

In order to be eligible for the pre-kindergarten program, state law requires that children must be 4 years of age on or before Sept 1, and (one of the following):

  • unable to speak or comprehend the English language, or
  • eligible to participate in National Free/Reduced Lunch Program, or
  • homeless, or
  • be the child of an active-duty member of the armed forces of the U.S., including state military forces, reserved component of the armed forces, or the child of a member who was killed, injured, or missing in action, or
  • been in the conservatorship (foster care) of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing.

When registering for pre-kindergarten, parents need:

  • an original, certified copy of the child's birth certificate,
  • an updated immunization record for the child,
  • child's social security card (optional)
  • proof of residence, and
  • proof of gross income

Additional documentation is required for military personnel.
For more information about the pre-kindergarten curriculum, school hours, and details on eligibility and documentation, visit the Pre-K and Kindergarten department website.