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  • Step 1 -Documents Required for Registration

    1. Child’s Birth Certificate
    2. Child’s Social Security Card
    3. Immunization Records
    4. Picture ID of Child’s Parent or Legal Guardian (Driver's License or Passport)
    5. Current Utility Bill (gas, electric or water bill)
    6. Proof of Residency (Residency Requirements)
        Established Residents- Property Tax Statement
        Recently Purchased- All Pages of Final/Signed Closing Disclosure, Warranty Deed or HUD Settlement Statement
        Lease- Fully Executed Lease Agreement (must be complete agreement with signature form both tenant and landlord)

    If you believe your child qualifies for state-funded Prekindergarten the following document related to the qualification criteria must be submitted.
    Educationally Disadvantaged
    Limited English Proficient (An English as a Second Language teacher will assess your child for English proficiency)
    Foster CareMilitary or Armed Services
    Star of Texas Award 

    Step 2 -Online Prekindergarten Registration

    For New Parents With No Existing Skyward Family Access Account: Families New to CISD Enroll Here
    For Families with Existing Skyward Family Access Accounts: Existing CISD Families Enroll Here

    1. Select NY (Next Year) from the dropdown menu
    2. Select Prekindergarten for expected school to enroll.
    Do NOT select a specific campus, this will move your registration out of Prekindergarten enrollment.
    3. PK or EE will automatically populate based on the student's age.
    4. Complete all forms and upload required documents.

     Step 3 -Eligibility Qualifications will be Determined 

    To be eligible for enrollment in a free Prekindergarten class, a child must be at least four years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year AND meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:
    (Students at least three years of age on or before September 1st that meet eligibility are placed in class based on space availability.)

    1. Limited English Proficient is unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
    2. is Educationally Disadvantaged (which means a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program); or
    3. 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
    4. is the child of an active duty member of the Military or Armed Services or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority; or
    5. is the child of a member of the Military or Armed Services or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty; or
    6. 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
    7. 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.

    Eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education

    Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) provides special education and related services for eligible children with disabilities ages three-five. This program is legally mandated for eligible students beginning on their third birthday, regardless of when the birthday falls during the school year, and ends when the student becomes eligible for kindergarten. These services are determined by the student’s Admission, Review, and Dismissal committee (ARD), based on individual need, and may include walk-in therapies, partial/full day placement in the CISD Blended Prekindergarten Program, and/or placement into a special education setting designed to provide students with foundational skills required to demonstrate success in the general education environment. Special education services provided through ECSE are offered at no cost to parents. Child Find Information

    If you believe that your child has a disability that requires special education services, please contact the Special Education Coordinator 817-949-7056