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Pre-K Registration. Enroll Now.


Pre-K registration for the upcoming 2021 - 2022 school year will reopen on Wednesday, July 7th at 9 AM. 


Children eligible for enrollment in free pre-K must be at least 3 years of age on or before September 1 for pre-K for 3 year olds or 4 years of age on or before September 1 for pre-K for 4 year olds and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:

  • The child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States or a member of the armed forces who was injured or killed while serving on active duty
  • Is or ever has been in foster care
  • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award
  • Homeless
  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language
  • Educationally disadvantaged; eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program

Scholarships Available

Scholarship qualifications

Children eligible for a scholarship for pre-K for 4 years olds must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2021, and not meet any of the free pre-K qualifications above.

To be eligible for a scholarship you must: 

  • Register for pre-K before applying for a scholarship;
  • Provide proof of income for the last 30 days;
  • Meet expanded income guidelines;
  • Be aware that priority is given to children who reside in Arlington ISD school attendance zones;
  • Understand that completing the application for a scholarship does not guarantee scholarship acceptance.



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Pre-K outdoor learning at Bryant Elementary

Outdoor Learning Helps Pre-k Students Grow Teachers extend the classroom to the great outdoors

November 2, 2022

Outdoor learning offers lots of benefits For pre-K students in the Arlington ISD, the great outdoors is an extension of their classroom. These 3- and 4-year-olds are taking advantage of the perfect Texas fall weather, using parachutes, exercise mats and more to learn outside of the classroom. And they’re having a lot of fun while…

Arlington ISD Education Foundation receives $100,000 grant from the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation

Arlington ISD Education Foundation awarded $100,000 grant Texas Rangers Foundation grant will buy outdoor learning equipment for pre-K

September 23, 2022

Education Foundation wins big with Texas Rangers The Arlington ISD Education Foundation and the Arlington ISD came out big winners thanks to the Texas Rangers Friday even before a pitch was thrown at Globe Life Field. The education foundation was the recipient of a $100,000 grant as part of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation’s Legacy…


STEM starts in pre-K! Teachers incorporate STEM into pre-K 4 curriculum

August 19, 2022

Now that pre-K teachers and students have settled into their classrooms, the fun can begin! What’s on their agenda? Science, technology, engineering and math – or in one word, STEM! Arlington ISD is taking its best-in-class pre-K to a whole new level this year by incorporating STEM into the pre-K 4 curriculum. But parents, don’t…

tips for the first day of pre-k

Tips for a great first day of pre-K Pre-K teachers and administrators share advice for parents

August 13, 2022

Pre-K starts Monday This Monday your baby starts pre-K. Chances are, you’re more anxious about the first day of pre-K than your 3- or 4-year-old. We could tell you not to worry, but this is your child. Let’s not kid. You’re bound to be at least a little nervous. However, we can tell you that…

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Fun Pre-K teacher training doubles as Hawaiian luau Lessons from Moana inspire pre-K teachers for the new year

August 10, 2022

It’s always fun with pre-K If it’s pre-K, it’s fun. Even if it’s an all-day pre-K teacher training conference. “Buenos dias, aloha, good morning!” shouted Dr. Gilberto D. Soto, the keynote speaker, to the cafeteria full of Arlington ISD pre-K teachers. Yes, aloha. The McNutt Elementary School cafeteria had been transformed into a Hawaiian luau.…

Pre-K teacher reading to the class

Pre-K teachers ‘super pumped’ for new school year The first day of pre-K is just ten days away

August 5, 2022

There are just ten days left until the first day of pre-K! And no one is more excited to start the new year than the pre-K teachers. They’ve been in training recently to get ready for pre-K’s exciting new curriculum, and now they’re getting their rooms ready. Here’s what a few of them had to…

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