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Pre-K Registration. Enroll Now.


Pre-K registration for the upcoming 2021 - 2022 school year is open. Enroll today to secure your spot!


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 getting boost from 2019 bond

Bond 2019 voters make new furniture possible for Arlington ISD Pre-K students Full-day pre-K 4 increases need for more classrooms

April 23, 2021

New pre-K furniture for all classrooms This school year brought a monumental change to Arlington ISD’s pre-K program. For the first time, the district offered full-day pre-K for four-year-olds at nearly all elementary schools. Plus, many elementary schools also have half-day pre-K for three-year-olds. That means we need a lot of pre-K classrooms! This big…

Pre-K is for three-year-olds, too!

Pre-K is for three-year-olds, too Pre-K 3 now at 21 schools and six daycares

April 15, 2021

Lots of options for three-year-olds Pre-K isn’t just for 4-year-olds in Arlington ISD. It’s for 3-year-olds, too! And we have several great options to fit your needs. Register your three-year-old today. Our fun-filled half-day pre-K for 3-year-olds is now at 21 elementary schools and its free for those who qualify. But if you don’t qualify,…

Play in pre-K fosters learning

Purposeful play sparks learning in Arlington ISD Pre-K Pre-K teachers describe the value of play in school

April 6, 2021

Play fosters curiosity and exploration Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

Pre-K students run at Kooken

Full-day Pre-K enhances learning experience for youngest students Pre-K teachers share advantages of full-day pre-K

April 1, 2021

Pre-K registration open now Arlington ISD’s pre-K teachers are excited about next school year! There are lots of reasons for their excitement, but one of them is that pre-K for four-year-olds in the Arlington ISD went from half-day to full-day last year for the first time. Full-day pre-K is a game changer for the district’s…

Pre-K is fun in Arlington ISD!

FUN is one of 7 Reasons to Attend pre-K Arlington ISD is the right choice for your child

March 29, 2021

The First day is coming soon! It’s coming fast – that first day of pre-K. That day when you can’t believe your child – your baby – is already old enough to go to school. It’ll be an emotional day for every parent and tears are pretty common (from parents). But whether you shed a…

National Principals Month

Arlington ISD Celebrates National Principals Month Through humor and heart, principals share most rewarding part of their job

October 9, 2020

Principals sharing their thoughts all month October is National Principals Month, and the Arlington ISD is fortunate to have outstanding campus leaders. We wanted to hear their thoughts on being a principal so we’re asking them questions throughout the month. Here’s part one. 〉What’s the most rewarding part about being a principal? “The giggles! I…

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