Tyler ISD offers Head Start, Tuition-Free Pre-K and Tuition-Based Pre-K.
Pre-K Questions and Answers
How does my child qualify for Head Start services?
Qualifications are set per federal guidelines. Services include but are not limited to vision, medical, dental, nutrition screenings and other social services. Click here for eligibility and required documentation needed for registration.
How does my child qualify for Tuition-Free Pre-K?
Qualifications are set per State of Texas guidelines. Click here for eligibility and required documentation needed for registration.
How does my child qualify for Tuition-Based Pre-K?
Students must be four years old on or before September 1. Click here for required documentation needed for registration.
Will the same curriculum be taught in Head Start, Tuition-Free Pre-K and Tuition-Based Pre-K?
Yes, the Pre-K model offers localized, enhanced quality instruction aligned with District goals and State of Texas standards.
Where will my child likely attend Pre-K?
Please contact Tyler ISD Constituent Services at 903.262.3073 to identify your zoned campus.
Are all three programs offered at my zoned school?
Please contact your zoned campus.
Does my child have to attend a Pre-K program?
While Tyler ISD encourages all eligible students to attend, Pre-K is optional.
When do I register my child for a Pre-K program?
Contact your zoned campus after July 15 for registration details.
What do I need to bring with me to register my child for a Pre-K program?
In addition to qualifying program documents, all three programs require the following documents:
- Child’s original birth certificate;
- Child’s social security card;
- Child’s immunization/shot record (up-to-date with requirements to enroll in a Texas school);
- Driver license or photo ID of parent/guardian who is enrolling the child;
- Proof of address (current utility bill or home contract/lease).