• 2022-2023 Pre-Kindergarten Registration

     

    Calallen Independent School District offers a free FULL DAY Pre-Kindergarten program for eligible students.  The program provides a foundation for our youngest students.  Instruction is based upon the academic, social, and emotional needs of our students and is aligned to Prekindergarten Guidelines.  

     

    Prekindergarten Eligibility

    To be eligible for Pre-K, your child must be 4 years of age on or before September 1st of the school year they intend to enroll.  In addition, they must meet at least one of the eligibility requirements as required by Texas law and listed below:

    • Child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
    • Child is educationally disadvantaged (which means a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program (guidelines can be found here); or
    • Child is homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 1143a, regardless of the residence of the child, of either parent of the child, or of the child's guardian or other person having lawful control of the child; or
    • Child is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority; or
    • Child is the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty; or
    • Child is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (foster care) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code; or
    • Child is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as: a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; a firefighter under Section 3106.003, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code.

     

    For additional information regarding Pre-Kindergarten in Texas please see TEA’s the General Pre-Kindergarten Frequently Asked Questions.

     

    Prekindergarten Online Registration

    Calallen ISD Pre-Kinder registration is now open.  Families will utilize the link below to complete the registration process and upload any required documents: 

     

    Calallen ISD New Student Online Registration

     

    If you have other students who are currently enrolled in Calallen ISD and need to enroll your Pre-K student into Calallen, please log in to your current Skyward Family Access account and use the "New Student Online Enrollment" (NSOE) link.

     

    Required Documentation for Pre-Kindergarten Enrollment

    Before registration will be completed, all students registering for Pre-Kindergarten in Calallen ISD for the first time must provide the following:

    1. Proof of residency
      • Utility bill
      • Lease agreement
      • Mortgage payment
      • Homeowner's insurance
    2. Child’s birth certificate or other proof of identity
      • Certified birth certificate
      • Passport
      • Military ID
      • Adoption Records
    3. Child’s social security card (if available)
    4. Child’s current immunization record
      • All immunizations must be up-to-date in accordance with Calallen ISD School Board Policy standards.
    5. Your child must be available for testing if qualifying based on limited English Language Proficiency.
      • Home language survey will be provided at registration
    6. Active duty military participation will require the following documents: Department of Defense Identification and a Statement of Service from the Adjutant General/ Director of Human Resources or an official letter from a commander that he/she is active/mobilized.

     

    In addition, for specific program qualifications, the following will be required:

    1. Economically Disadvantaged
      • Currrent paycheck stub
      • SNAP letter
      • Medicaid or CHIP letter/card
      • Last year's tax return (only if self employed)
      • Acceptable documentation of cash income - letter from employer stating wages paid and frequency
    2. Limited English Language Speaker
      • Your child must be available for testing if qualifying based on limited English Language Proficiency.
      • Home language survey will be provided at registration
    3. Homeless
      • McKinney Vento Form will be provided at registration
    4. Active Duty Military Participation
      • Department of Defense (D0D) photo identification for children of active duty service members
      • A copy of the "Statement of Service" from the Installation Adjutant General (AG) Director of Human Resources
      • A copy of the Death Certificate using the service appropriate DoD form, or a DoD form that indicates death as the reason for the separation from service for children of service members who died or were killed
      • A copy of the Purple Heart orders or citation for children of service members or mobilized reservists/guardsmen who were wounded or injured in combat; or
      • A copy of the Line of Duty determination documentation
    5. Conservatorship of Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS)
      • A copy of documents from the CPS indicating that the student is currently or formerly placed in their conservatorship following an adversary hearing under Family Code 262.201

     

    Please contact your local campus for the following:

    • Parents electing to register their student(s) online may submit the necessary documentation online or in person with campus office personnel beginning July 20, 2022.
    • Parents who do not have an active email address or access to technology will need to attend in-person registration at the campus office on July 20, 2022 or July 21, 2022 8am-3pm and bring the necessary documentation to registration.

     

    Campus Contact Information:

    Calallen East Elementary  (361) 242-5938

    Wood River Elementary (361) 242-7560