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Northside’s High-Quality Prekindergarten Program utilizes an instructional framework that supports a play-based curriculum that prepares students to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Many of our classrooms have specialized programming that includes bilingual, ESL, and special education. Northside’s Prekindergarten classrooms are taught by teachers with college degrees and Texas certifications with specialized training in early childhood education.

Full Day Pre-K at Locke Hill ES


Contact Information

  • District Hotline: 210-397-8745, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Question: What are the eligibility requirements to enroll in NISD’s Pre-K program?

Answer: Some students may qualify for free programing and others may wish to apply for tuition-based programing. Qualifying Students:

  • 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2019 (cannot already be 5 years old, and is not provided to 3-year-old students)
  • Educationally Disadvantaged (Income Eligible) or
  • Limited English Speaker or
  • Homeless or
  • Under the care of DPS/ Foster Care or
  • The child of an active duty member of the US Armed Forces or
  • The child of a family member that was killed or injured during active military duty or
  • Is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award


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