Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility

Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility Criteria

  • Texas school districts offer pre-kindergarten for students who meet one of the below requirements:
    • unable to speak and comprehend English, limited-English proficient (LEP); or
    • educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the national free or reduced price lunch program); or
    • homeless; or
    • child of an active military parent of the U.S. armed forces; or
    • child of a member of the U.S. armed forces injured or killed while serving on active duty; or
    • in foster care; or
    • child of peace officer, firefighter, or first responder injured or killed in the line of duty.