Pre-K and Kinder Round Up

Pre-K and Kinder Round Up
Posted on 05/04/2020
Round Up

Castleberry ISD will again offer a full day Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) program for the 2020-2021 school year for eligible students. CISD online pre-registration and qualification for full day Pre-Kindergarten and registration for Kindergarten begins Tuesday, April 14th.

Castleberry ISD is currently accepting Pre-Kindergarten applications for the following types of enrollment:

  1. In District and qualify: Students who live in the district and meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Be educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program)
    • Be unable to speak and comprehend the English language
    • Be homeless
    • Be a child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserved component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority
    • Have ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas DFPS (foster care) following an adversary hearing.
  2. In District Tuition-based: Students who live within the district's boundaries but do not qualify based on at least one of the criteria listed in number 1. (Fees: $500 per semester)
  3. Out of District Transfer and Qualify: Students who live out of district but meet at least one of the criteria listed in number 1.
  4. Out of District Transfer Tuition-based: Students who live outside the district's boundaries and do not qualify based on at least one of the criteria listed in number 1. (Fees: $500 per semester)

Parents should pre-register their child to determine how they qualify for full-day Pre-K and register Kindergarten students who did not attend Pre-K in Castleberry ISD online beginning on April 14th, 2020. To be eligible for Pre-K, students must be age four by September 1st, 2020. Kindergarten students must be age five by September 1st, 2020.

Please collect the items listed below and be prepared to upload a copy of each item to pre-register and begin qualifying your child for Pre-K and/or to register your child for Kindergarten by completing the Pre-K online application or the Kindergarten online registration.

  • Parent ID (driver's license, State ID or Mexican Consular ID, or passport)
  • Certified copy of student's birth certificate
  • Student's social security card
  • Valid immunization record
  • Current utility bill (water, gas, or electricity) or copy of a current lease agreement dated within the last three months
  • Pre-K students that do not qualify by language will need to provide proof of income (last two check stubs) or proof of military status, Conservatorship of Texas DFPS, or homeless status.

Pre-Kindergarten students who are currently enrolled in CISD, do not need to register for Kindergarten.