Bilingual Pre-K Overview

  • Registration for the Tyler ISD Bilingual Pre-Kindergarten Half-Day Program is open March 1st, 2019. Registration is held at Bonner and Douglas elementary schools from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day. 
    Upon completion of the registration packet by the parent/guardian, the campus will review eligibility criteria. If the student satisfies the age and income criteria, the campus will contact the student’s parent/guardian to schedule an appointment for the administration of the Oral Language Proficiency Test (OLPT) in English and Spanish. The results of the OLPT will determine if a student is an English Language Learner. 
    Students who are approved for the Bilingual Pre-K Program are those who have met the following eligibility criteria:

    To be eligible for Bilingual Pre-K a student must:
    • Be four years old on or before September 1 of the upcoming school year
    • Be an English language learner
    • Meet free & reduced meal income guidelines    

    To register you must have:
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Child’s social security card
    • Current shot record
    • Proof of address (current utility bill)
    • Income verification
    • Driver’s license or photo ID of parent registering the child   

    Questions pertaining to the enrollment process can be directed to:
    Bonner Elementary
    235 S. Saunders
    Tyler, TX 75702 
    Douglas Elementary 
    1525 N. Carlyle Ave
    Tyler, TX 75702