What is the age qualification for Prekindergarten?
To attend Pre-k children must be four-years-old by September 1st of the school year in which they are applying. There are no exceptions to this requirement.
Where are Pre-K classes located?
Pre-k classes are located on all elementary campuses in MISD.
What are the times for Prekindergarten?
Prekindergarten is a five day a week program. Class begin at 8:00am and ends at 3:20pm.
Is there a school supply list for Prekindergarten?
Yes, there are designated supplies for Prekindergarten. If you have any questions about school supplies, please contact your child’s teacher or the school they will attend.
Is transportation available?
Prekindergarten students living in the attendance zone of the school they are attending and living outside a two-mile radius of the school may ride the bus to and from school.
Does attendance really count in Pre-K?
Yes, is does. To receive the full benefit of the Prekindergarten program your child needs to be here every day for their class. Once you have enrolled your child in school they are expected to attend and fall under Compulsory Attendance Law. Refer to the link below to access the student Handbook and Code of Conduct regarding state and district attendance laws and policies.
Do I need to make an appointment for registration?
No. Pre-Kindergarten registration will begin at the same time as Kindergarten Round-Up throughout the district. Parents of students who are qualifying for Pre-Kindergarten must provide documentation to the campus. You will need to go to the campus to qualify. If you child is qualifying under the language program you will need to sign up for a time to take your child to the campus for language testing.
Wouldn’t it be easier to just register now?
Kindergarten and Prekindergarten Round-Up will be held May 3, 2018 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Families can register this day or any time through the end of the school year. Families can also qualify and register during new student registration in July 10, 2018.
Can we fill out online registration now?
MISD will communicate when new student registration is available online. Please watch our website for information regarding 2018-2019 school year registration. Please remember that filling out the online registration does not mean you qualify for Prekindergarten. You are simply getting a head start on the paperwork. You must go to the Prekindergarten campus beginning May 3, 2018 with the documentation needed to qualify for Prekindergarten. Students cannot be placed in a class until both qualifying and registration is complete and approved. We cannot hold places for incomplete registrations.
What it I do not have the necessary paperwork?
Please refer to the parent checklist page. All information is required. If all paperwork is not complete we cannot complete the registration process and place your child in a class.