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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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