VISD Now Accepting Prekindergarten tuition-based applications
Starting February 13, VISD will open the application process for its tuition-based Prekindergarten program. VISD offers a high quality, educationally-rich Pre-K program for both students who meet state qualification guidelines and students whose families do not qualify but want their children to benefit from this early childhood environment. All children who will be four years old on or before September 1 st 2017 and who might not otherwise qualify for the state-funded program are eligible for these limited spots in our classrooms.
The tuition rate is remaining at $3600 for the 2017-2018 school year. Pre-K in VISD offers early childhood education in 10 skill domains: Social Emotional Development, Language and Communication, Emergent Literacy Reading, Emergent Literacy Writing, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Physical Development and Technology. It truly is an exceptional early childhood program lead by a dedicated, certified teacher and paraprofessional in every classroom who have received extensive training in curriculum and childhood development.
Families interested should complete an Application Form and Parent Agreement, available on the district’s website at www.visd.net, and return these completed forms to the Office of Federal Programs between Feb. 13 th and March 10 th for priority enrollment. Late applications will be accepted but space is limited and not guaranteed. The best way to assure enrollment for your child is to apply before March 10 th .
Children in families who meet the required qualifications for the state-funded (no cost) Pre-K program are guaranteed space in our schools. If you are unsure whether or not your family may qualify for the free Pre-K program, or have questions about the tuition-based process please contact the Federal Programs Office at 788-9294. Pre-registration for both state-funded and approved tuition-based students will be held on campuses from April 3 rd -13 th .
Quality early education is critical to a child’s social, emotional and academic development and is the foundation for an enduring love of learning. VISD is PROUD to offer this to our youngest learners.