Starting early in school helps children get a head start and greatly improves their chances for success in life. Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, families are invited to register their child for Pre-K at Patton elementary. Your child is eligible for Pre-K when s/he turns 4 on or before September 1st of the current school year.
Students may qualify for free pre-K by being either:
- Limited-English proficient (LEP); or
- Educationally disadvantaged; or
- Child of active military parent; or
- Homeless; or
- A child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as: a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; a firefighter under Section 3106.003, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code.
Patton is also still accepting applications for the Tuition-based Pre-K program. Children who are four years old on or before September 1st of the current school year and who do not qualify for either the Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) or the state-mandated prekindergarten program provided for qualifying students, are eligible to enroll in the tuition supported prekindergarten program.
Registration for Pre-K begins in April and again in August. The following documents must be brought to registration:
Registration for Pre-K begins in April and again in August. For registration you will need:
- Proof of income (current pay stub)
- Proof of residence (rental contract or utility bill with valid address)
- Official birth certificate or equivalent
- Up-to-date immunization record
- Photo copy of parent/guardian photo ID
- Social Security Card (for your child)
Please visit the Patton office any day after April 3 and before June 1 between 7:30 am and 4:00pm to register your child for the 2018-2019 school year.
Pre-K Summer play dates
Through-out the summer many play-dates are organized so that the incoming Pre-K kids can come to the playground and meet some of the other children that may be in their class. It is a wonderful way to ease the transition into their Elementary School years.