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Pre-K 2022-2023 School year

Early Learning Matters

Research shows that providing a high-quality education for children before they turn five years old yields great medium- and long-term benefits for students.

High Quality Curriculum

GISD uses the Frog Street Curriculum which meets the TEA guidelines of a High Quality Curriculum and it is aligned with the Texas PK Guidelines which provides learning in Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies, Fine Arts, Physical Development and Technology. 

For additional information contact: 409-766-5177

For Moody Early Childhood Center contact Irazema Garcia 409-761-6930

Pre-K Program (Registration 2022-2023 School Year)

application process begins april 1, 2022 - must have proof of income and birth certificate

enrollment process begins may 1, 2o22 once parents receive a preliminary placement letter

PRE-K Campuses in GISD

PRE-K HOURS : 8:15 AM - 3:55 PM

Pre-K3 - Student must be three years old on or before September 1, 2022.

Pre-K4 - Student must be four years old on or before September 1, 2022.

  • Burnet – PK 4 and PK Inclusion (English and Bilingual) 
  • Crenshaw – PK 3 and PK 4 (English and ESL)
  • Morgan – PK 4 with Up bring Head start (English and Bilingual)
  • Oppe – PK 4 (English and Bilingual)
  • Parker – PK 4
  • Rosenberg – PK4 with Up bring Head start, PK 3&4 Self-Contained, PK 4 Inclusion
  • MECC – PK 3 and PK4 (    (English and Bilingual) Note: Moody Early Childhood Center offers preschool to children as young as six-weeks old. Please visit to apply.

Qualifications for Free Pre-K

  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language.
  • Educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the national school lunch program... guidelines about NSLP eligibility can be found in sections 4 and 6 of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (Administrators Reference Manual),
  • Homeless, as defined by 42 USC, §11434a, 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,
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • The child is or has ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (foster care) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Family Code §262.201 or has been in foster care in another state or territory, but currently lives in Texas,
  • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as:  a peace officer, firefighter, or an emergency medical first responder under Texas Government Code §3106.002


Tuition- based PK is an option for parents who do not meet any of the above criteria.   It is based on space availability at a campus.  The tuition fee is approved each year by GISD Board of Trustees usually during the March Board Meeting. 


For the 2022-2023 school year, all students receive free meals at no cost to the parents.  Parents may provide lunch for their student.


Students who are eligible for transportation will complete the Transportation Form during the Enrollment Process.  Parents may elect to drop off and pick up their student. 


Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) is a differentiated set of supports and services for children of preschool age who have been found eligible for such services through the ARD (Admission, Review and Dismissal) process.  For specific information regarding ECSE placements and/or to request an evaluation to determine eligibility contact the GISD Special Education office at 409-761-3920 or Leigh Ann Eckols at


Parents may contact the campus for additional information.