• Requirements for Enrollment

     

    • To be eligible to enroll in kindergarten, a child must be five years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year.
    • First graders must be six years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year.
    • If you are new to Galveston ISD, or you have moved within GISD and will attend a different school than the previous year, you must register for classes at the school your child will be attending.
    PreK:
    • Be four years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year.
    • To determine state funding the parent/guardian must answer questions about the student’s ability to speak and comprehend English, as well as about the family’s income level.
    • Parents should assume responsibility for the supervision of their children prior to being picked up by the bus and after the bus has returned.

    Kindergarten/First Grade:
    • Be five years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year to be eligible for kindergarten.
    • Be six years old on or before September 1 of the current academic year to be eligible for first grade
    • A child who is not legally eligible to enter grade 1 may be assigned to first grade before age six. Such assignments are the decision of the District, with the consent of the child’s parent or guardian.