Pre-K FAQs

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 of the year in which the child will be enrolled. 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?
Each student will be placed in the program for which they qualify at their zoned campus or the campus closest to their zoned campus with available seats. Families will be notified in writing the campus to which their child is assigned, when all enrollment requirements have been met.

Does my child have to attend a Pre-K program?
While Tyler ISD encourages all eligible students to attend, Pre-K is optional.

When can I register my child?