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Pre-Kindergarten

2024-2025 Pre-K Registration Information

Please see this page for details about registration for new Pre-K students!

2024-2025 PRE-K REGISTRATION GUIDE

Kennedale ISD currently offers full-day Pre-Kindergarten to qualifying students.  Per the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Pre-Kindergarten is offered to all eligible children who are four years old by September 1st of the current year AND who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be unable to speak and comprehend the English language; 
  • Be economically disadvantaged (I.e., eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program); 
  • Be homeless, as defined by 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 1143a; 
  • Be 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; 
  • Be 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; 
  • Be in, or have been in, the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code; 
  • Be the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as a peace officer (3106.02), firefighter (3106.003), or emergency medical first responder (3106.004). (Texas Education Agency, 2019) 

For additional information on eligibility requirements, please visit the Texas Education Agency Website.