Unlock your child’s full potential by enrolling in NISD’s high-quality full-day PreK program.

Pre-K Registration Begins April 4


NISD teachers and campuses are anxious to welcome new Pre-K students for the 2022-2023 school year. Schools are open and there is a seat for every Pre-K child who qualifies. Registration begins April 4.

“We are excited to welcome our new Pre-K students and want to ensure our parents that they will be nurtured in safe and inviting classrooms by teachers who inspire discovery and a love of learning,” says Dr. Brian Woods, NISD Superintendent.

NISD continues to expand Full Day Pre-Kindergarten campuses.  Click here for a list of campuses.

Why consider Pre-K?

Pre-Kindergarten programs lay the foundation for your child’s future. Northside’s Pre-Kindergarten Program is committed to providing high-quality early childhood learning experiences in a nurturing and inclusive environment. Teachers work to ensure all early learners feel loved, respected, and encouraged to grow to their fullest potential.

Pre-K programs include:

  • Certified teachers with a college degree in every classroom who are specialized in early childhood education,
  • Specialized programming including bilingual, ESL, and Special Education,
  • Social and emotional learning and early literary and math skills, and
  • Play-based curriculum that prepares children to succeed in Kindergarten and beyond.

How to qualify

To qualify for free Pre-Kindergarten, a child must be four-years-old on or before Sept. 1. They also must be one of the following: educationally disadvantaged (income eligible), limited English speaker, homeless, currently or previously under the care of DFPS/Foster Care, a child of an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces, the child of a family member that was killed or injured during active military duty, or the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas award.

Visit your neighborhood campus

Campuses are excited to meet their new Pre-K students and families. Many have special events planned including school tours and fun activities. 

Below is a list of a round up of activities per campus.


Pre-registration for those who qualify for free Pre-Kindergarten is currently ongoing. If you feel you qualify, click here to register for the 2022-2023 school year.

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions and additional information, click here.

Enroll now by clicking here.

Campus activities for Pre-K Round Up


Campus activities for Pre-K Round Up 

Date of Event

Adams Hill

Welcome to Adams Hill!! We are so excited to meet our new Patriots for 2022-2023.  We invite you to come tour our campus, our classrooms, and meet our teachers and  instructional assistants. You will have an opportunity to read through our Pre-K  curriculum, ask questions, and go home with a goodie bag to get ready for next  school year. Can't wait to see you on April 5 from 3:30-5:30pm. 



PreK Cafecito--parents of incoming Pre-K students are invited to join us on Friday,  April 29 from 8:00-9:00 AM for a cup of coffee. Parents will have the opportunity to  learn more about our PreK program as well as tour PreK classrooms. 



Behlau Elementary welcomes our PK students for the 2022-2023 school year! We  invite our PK parents and students to visit Behlau on Tuesday, April 19 between 5:00- 6:30 pm to register online, meet campus staff, and take a campus tour. We will be  able to answer your questions and prepare for a wonderful school year! Welcome  bulldogs! 



Boldt is bursting with pride for our new Pre-Kinder students! Join us for Pre-Kinder Round Up on Wednesday, April 26, from 8:00-8:45 AM. Families will have an opportunity to receive assistance with online registration, meet our Pre-K teachers,  enjoy story time with our librarian, tour our campus, and visit our Pre-Kinder classrooms. If you can't attend on April 26 from 8:00-8:45 AM, our school office staff are available to help between 8:00 AM -3:00 PM. Please call our school at (210) 398-2000. We can't wait to meet our future Lil' Mavericks! 



Science/Technology Night, School Tours - 6 to 7:30 pm 



Howdy Future Brauchle Cougars! We are so excited to meet you all. We can not  wait to meet and greet our new Lil' Pre-K Cougars. We will be offering tours the  week of April 11-14 by appointment only from 8:30 a.m.- 10:30 p.m. Please call the  front office at 210-397-1500.  

On Tuesday, April 12 from 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. our campus will provide our soon to  be Pre-K Cougars with a variety of FUN activities such as: stations, a Meet and  Greet, assistance with registration, a tour of the campus, along with what it looks like  to be a Pre-K Cougar. We will also be gifting our Future Pre-K students with their  very own goody bag that will contain their very first Brauchle Cougar Spirit Shirt and  some other fun goodies. It will be an event that they will remember. Here we come  2022-2023! We are ready for you! 



Join us on April 19 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. All incoming Pre-K students will get an  opportunity to learn about Pre-K and meet all of our Pre-K teachers. Additionally,  parents will be able to meet with our Attendance Secretary to ensure registration is  complete. 



Cable Elementary is having a "PRE" Pre-K round-up informational night on Monday,  March 21. Flyers and information will be provided to all of our families. The week of  April 4-April 29 parents are invited to visit the school for a tour and a book. On  Thursday, April 7, parents are welcome to visit the school from 8:00 a.m. to noon. 


Carlos Coon

Come to the Littlest Koala Round-up! On April 21 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm, future CC  Nation parents will have the opportunity to do hands on activities, meet the teachers,  and receive free enrichment summer kits. We will have our mascot out and about,  and look forward to having you here! 



On April 12 from 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm parents and future cardinals will spend time in  a PK Classroom, learning about their daily schedule and routines. Students will  participate in a read aloud, a song, table activity, and take a tour of the school. 



We will hold a PK/Kinder Round Up on April 21 from 6-6:45 pm. Families will be  invited on campus for a campus tour and presentation by teachers. Our Kinder and  PK teachers will present our Mission and Vision and share curriculum goals, SEL  support, and campus community activities. We have invited our PK Liaison to  participate with us and she will create a flyer for our community. 



Visitation of classrooms and meet the team, activities prepped to take home, fun and  engaging ideas for families to work on with their child in the classroom, free supplies  and back pack give-away, Pre-K ready photo booth. Activities begin at 5:30 pm. 


Colonies North

Calling all future Colonies North Cougars! Future PreK students and parents are  welcome to attend an in person information session on April 5 at 8:00am, OR April  12 at 5:30pm.  

Families will have an opportunity to meet our Pre-K teachers, visit a Pre-K  classroom, learn about Pre-K expectations and how to prepare our future Cougars.  You will also hear from current PreK students share why they love being a CNE Pre K student and have a photo-op sporting your new Colonies North school shirt! We  hope you are able to join us as we are looking forward to meeting our new Cougars! 



Apr 13, 2022  

Session 1: 12:30-1:15PM 

Session 2: 5:00-5:45PM 

Future Driggers Hound Families. Plan to join us on Wednesday April 13 for a  Driggers Elementary Pre-K Parent Information Open House. We will get started by  sharing with you what the day in the life of a Little Hound will look like. We will talk  about schedules, transportation, lunches, student drop off/pick up routines, supplies  and our end of year Pre-K goals.  

We will finish up our visit by taking a campus tour. Parents and students will visit our  front office, classrooms, the playground, cafeteria, front drop off and our bus loop.  While completing the tour our Little Hounds will complete a Pre-K leveled scavenger  hunt.  

You have 2 sessions to choose from. Session 1 from 12:30-1:15 PM in our Library or  Session 2 from 5:00-5:45 PM. It will also be in our Library. Pick the one that works  best for you.



Pre-K is part of early childhood education and at Ellison, we believe that working  together can set our little bees on the path to success! We invite all future Pre-K  students and their families to buzz into our hive for a school tour and an opportunity  to explore a Pre-K classroom! You may join us for any of the following tour  sessions: Session 1- 8:00 am / Session 2- 9:45 am / Session 3- 12:45 pm 



It's Pre-K Round Up time at Elrod Elementary! We are very eager to meet our future  Eagles as we take you through the day in the life of a Pre-K student at Elrod. Soar  on over on Thursday, April 14 from 4:00- 5:00 pm.You will have the opportunity to  meet our Pre-K teacher, explore a Pre-K classroom and receive registration  assistance from our helpful office staff. 



It is time for Pre-Kinder at Esparza! 

Pre-K Round-Up will be April 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm 

At Esparza we offer a full day Pre-K program with Skilled and qualified educators  certified in early childhood. 

Come meet our PK teachers, tour the classrooms and learn about our Dual  Language program! 



Calling all future Bulldogs!!! We are happy to announce that our pre-kinder roundup  for the 2022 - 2023 school year will take place at our campus on April 7. This year  we will host a Pre-Kinder and Kinder Block Party! Families can arrive between 4:30  and 6:00 to learn about our wonderful school and the social and academic benefits  of Pre-K and Kindergarten at Fernandez. We will also have staff available to provide  tours and support registration. Our students will enjoy music, games, and activities  as well. Our Teachers will be there, and they can’t wait to meet our newest family  members! We look forward to seeing you there! 



Attention Future Fisher Families,  

Please join our Pre-Kindergarten team on April 13 from 4-5 pm to learn more about  this awesome program. See the classrooms, meet the teachers and learn more  about our Dual Language Program that begins in Pre-K. We cannot wait to meet  you! 



Please come by on April 19 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm and register your child for the  upcoming school year. Join us for an exciting preview of what Pre-K is all about.  Meet our wonderful PTA and take a tour of the Pre-K classrooms at Forester  Elementary with our amazing Pre-K staff. 



Dive into Pre-K Round Up! Join us on April 27 from 4:30-6:00 PM. Future Galm  Dolphins and their parents will have an opportunity to register and learn what it will  be like to be a Pre-K student at Galm. We can't wait for you to see our school, meet  our fabulous teacher, and tour a Pre-K classroom. GO DOLPHINS!



Calling all new Pre-K Lil' Huskies for the 2022-23 school year. Mark your calendars  and make plans to come to Colby Glass on April 27 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. for our Pre K round-up! You will be able to meet the Pre-K team, tour a Pre-K classroom and  hear about a day in the life of a Pre-K student. You will also have an opportunity to  ask any questions you might have and verify your registration as you get ready to  embark on your Pre-K journey. All families that attend will receive a goody bag with  items to help get your student ready to start the 2022-23 school year. 




Blast into Pre-K!  

Calling all new Pre-K Astronauts for the 2022-2023 school year 

We will tour the Pre-Kindergarten classroom, review our class schedule, and engage  our FUTURE Astronauts in a play - based activity. 

12:00 - 4:30 pm



Join us on April 19th at 2:00 pm. Students will participate in literacy and math  activities, visit the library, a PK classroom, and cafeteria. 



Popping into Pre-K! We invite all future Pre-K students to our Hatchett Pre-K Round  Up Event on Tuesday, April 5 from 3:45-5:00pm. Families will visit a Pre-K  classroom as well as the cafeteria, playground and library. Be sure to visit the library  on your way out as our Spring Book Fair is taking place. 



Parent Presentation in the Library followed by a tour of the school and a Pre-K  classroom from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. 



Mary Hull's Early Headstart and new Pre-K Parents will be invited to a Pre-Kinder  Roundup on April 20 at 8:00 am and 12:30 pm . Parents will receive Pre- K  information, resources, and hands on support with online registration. 



Pre-K Round Up 

Thursday, April 14, 2022 


Calling all future Knowlton Pre-Kinder Knights! We invite all Future Pre Kinder Knights and parents to attend Pre-Kinder Round Up on Thursday, April 14  from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Future Pre-Kinder Knights will experience story time, crafts,  “playtime”, and other hands on activities. Parents will have an opportunity be  exposed to "A Day in the Life of a Pre-Kindergartner" with a tour of the school and  classrooms. 

Pre-K Round Up 

Jueves, 14 de abril de 2022 

5 a 6pm 

¡Llamando a todos los futuros Knowlton PreKinder Knights! Invitamos a todos  los futuros PreKinder Knights y a los padres a asistir a PreKinder Round Up el  jueves 14 de abril de 5:00-6:00 p.m. Tendremos la hora de cuentos, manualidades,  "tiempo de juego" y otras actividades prácticas mientras los padres tienen la  oportunidad de estar expuestos a "Un día en la vida de un niño de PreKinder" con  un recorrido por la escuela y los salones. 



PK Round Up 

Thursday, April 14, 2022 


Calling all future Knowlton Pre-Kinder Knights! We invite all Future Pre-Kinder  Knights and parents to attend Pre-Kinder Round Up on Thursday, April 14 from 5:00- 6:00 p.m. Future Pre-Kinder Knights will experience story time, crafts, “playtime”,  and other hands on activities. Parents will have an opportunity to be exposed to "A  Day in the Life of a Pre-Kindergartner" with a tour of the school and classrooms.


PK Round Up 

Jueves, 14 de abril de 2022 

5 a 6pm 

¡Llamando a todos los futuros Knowlton PreKinder Knights! Invitamos a todos los  futuros PreKinder Knights y a los padres a asistir a PreKinder Round Up el jueves  14 de abril de 5:00-6:00 p.m. Tendremos la hora de cuentos, manualidades, "tiempo  de juego" y otras actividades prácticas mientras los padres tienen la oportunidad de  estar expuestos a "Un día en la vida de un niño de PreKinder" con un recorrido por  la escuela y los salones.



Calling all future Pre-K Krueger Cavaliers! Join us on April 26 from 5:30-6:30 pm to  learn about the benefits and learning opportunities Krueger will offer for your Pre-K  child. For eligibility requirements please visit https://www.nisd.net/schools/pre-k or  call our campus at 210-397-3850. We can't wait to meet you! 


Leon Valley

Registration will be available on campus April 4-7- 7:30-3:30 

April 5 we will provide parents an overview of Pre-K and Dual Language at 9AM and  5:30PM 



Join us on Thursday, April 21 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for our Pre-K Round Up! During  your campus visit you will be able to tour the school and the Pre-K classroom, meet  some of our amazing staff members, and get help with registration. 



Pre-K FULL DAY, here I come! Calling all future Lieck Lion Cubs! On Tuesday, April  19 from 3:45 - 5:00pm we will host our Pre-Kinder Round Up where you will get to  meet our AMAZING PreKinder teacher Mrs. Mendivil and AWESOME assistant Mrs.  Cortinez as they walk you through a tour of the classroom, preschool expectations  and answer any questions you may have! 



It's time to round up all the Little Longhorns in the community! We are excited to  have our new Longhorns joining us next school year for Pre-K! Please join us on  Tuesday, April 19 at 3:30 pm in our Library. You will meet the current Pre-K  teachers, Administration and learn how to register. You can also take a tour of our  building! Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lintonelementary and  Twitter @NISDLinton. 


Locke Hill

Our Pre-K teacher will give a classroom tour and answer questions about the  upcoming school year from 4-5 pm. 



Welcome future Engineers! We will be hosting our Pre-K Round Up on Wednesday,  April 6 from 3:45 to 4:45 pm. Join us for an information session, make and take  activities, snacks, school tour, registration and some great door prizes. We'll be  hosting this fun event in our cafeteria and we're encouraging everyone who attends  to wear their Fiesta gear. 



If your child will turn 4 on or before Sept. 1, your child may qualify for Pre-K for the  2022-2023 school year. Please join us on April 20 from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm for a fun filled tour of a Pre-K classroom and receive important information about registration. 


Meadow Village

We will be hosting an Open House from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm to visit Pre-K classrooms  in action. We will have technology available to support registration completion and  staff on hand to answer any questions. Pre-K readiness activities for home use will  also be provided. 



Parents beginning April 5 we will be taking registration for our full day Pre-K  Program. Join us from 5:30 -6:30 to register your child, meet the Pre-K teachers  and tour the school. We are so excited to meet our littlest stars! 



Welcome to Mora Elementary! We are very excited to have a full day Pre-K for next  year. Please join us on April 13 from 8:30 or 1:30 to tour the building and see a PK  classroom in action. Our Attendance Secretary will be available to answer any  questions about qualifying for PK and registration. If you are unable to join us on  April 13, please contact the office at 210-398-2408 to schedule a time after April 13  to meet with our Attendance Secretary and tour the building. We are very excited to  meet our future Bearcats! 



Future Mariners are invited to our Pre-K Round-Up on Tuesday, April 19 from 3:45- 4:45 p.m. on the kinder playground We can't wait to meet our new Murnin Families  and answer any questions you may have about life as a Mariner! Come ready to  play and meet the Pre-K teachers! 



Meet & Greet with Pre-K Teachers on April 28 beginning at 5:30 pm. 



It is time to Round Up our future Pre-K Mustangs. If your child will be 4 by  September 1 and could possibly qualify (economically disadvantaged, second  language learner, military, foster/child part of CPS system) for the full day PK  Program, we would like you and your child to come be part of our Tasty Tuesday  Week of the Young Child activity on April 5 from 1:45 - 2:45 pm. Students will  participate in a read loud and enjoy making a healthy, tasty snack while the parents  learn about the PK curriculum and what they can do to help prepare their child for  starting school. 


Northwest Crossing

Our Nest is the Best! Please join us for Pre-Kinder Round-Up on April 12 from 5:00  pm-6:00 pm. Parents will receive an overview of the Pre-Kinder program and will  meet our Pre-Kinder teachers. Parents will also have the opportunity to register. We  can’t wait to meet our future Cardinals!


Oak Hills Terrace

Oak Hills Terrace Elementary would like to welcome our newest Pre-Kindergarten  Owls! 

We will be hosting a Pre-K family event on Wednesday, April 6 at 7:15 AM in the  library. Our Pre-K teachers will share information about student expectations and  classroom routines and our OHT counselor will share a social-emotional lesson with  families. All our new owls will receive a book for attending this event. Our staff will  provide families with tours of the campus at the conclusion of the event. We can’t  wait to see you there!



This year our Pre-K Round Up will be hosted by our Ott Early Childhood Department  on April 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Parents will have an opportunity to register  their soon-to-be Pre-K child for the 2022-2023 academic year and families will also  be able to visit a Pre-K classroom. 



Please join our 2022-2023 Pre Kindergarten Round Up for our newest and littlest  Passmore Panthers. We are excited to welcome you to Passmore Elementary and  provide the following activites on this most special moment in your child's academic  journey:  

a) Meet and Greet of new Pre-K students and Teachers B) Day and Life of  Passmore PK C) PK Classroom Tour D) Information on Registration. We look forward to seeing you on campus Wednesday, April 13 from 5:30PM -7PM. 



Come and join us in the Powell cafeteria at 5:00pm as we share information for our  full-time Pre-K for the 2022-23 school year! 



Welcome to Raba Elementary all incoming Pre-K parents! We will be hosting a Pre K round up on Wednesday, April 20 from 12:00 – 12:30 pm. We will have  brochures on hand for every parent. You will be able to see a Pre-K class along with  meeting Pre-K teachers who will be available to answer any questions you may  have. We look forward to meeting you! 



We are looking forward to meeting our youngest Raptors on April 13 at 5:30 pm.  Please join us for an informational session and a campus tour given by our  wonderful Pre-K teachers. We look forward to seeing you! 



Calling all PreK/ECSE Husky Pups! It's time for YOU to join our Husky family at  Scarborough Elementary School! Please join us on Tuesday, April 19, at 5:30 PM for  a brief presentation from the Pre-Kindergarten and Early Childhood Team and  administration. Please register online prior to this event. Students and parents will  have an opportunity to take a tour of campus common areas, participate in  purposeful play and explore the classrooms. The Husky Pups will even have a photo  opportunity with our mascot, Scar! Please continue to check our website and  Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NISDScarboroughES) for more  information. If you have any questions about this event, please do not hesitate to  contact the front office at 210-397-8000. 



Welcome to Scobee's Pre-K Roundup for Future Challengers and Parents! On April  5 from 8:00 - 11:00.  

This event will consist of: 

● A tour of our wonderful campus given by our Pre-K teacher 

● Important PK information for parents 

● Goodie bags for upcoming PK students 

● Information regarding After School Care, PTA, and School Activities



Steubing Elementary will be hosting Pre-Kinder Round Up on Thursday, April 14.  Please join us anytime from 4 - 6 pm. We can't wait to meet all our future Steubing  Stallions! Our evening will include the ABCs of Pre-Kinder, time on our playground,  refreshments, and help with online registration. We hope to see you here! 



On April 12 from 4 - 6 pm, we are inviting our future Thornton Pre-K families to join  us for an evening of fun exploring the Thornton Elementary Early Childhood  program. During our event, families will participate in a variety of hands-on activities  across our three Pre-K classrooms. Parents will have the opportunity to tour the  school and register their children for the upcoming school year! 

Cruhm- Literacy- Playdough letters 

Hill- Math- counting Goldfish  

LaLonde- Writing - Sand writing 



We are so excited to welcome our littlest Timberwolves! Please join us on April 4 at  4:30 pm for a Pre-K Informational session followed by a guided tour of our Pre-K  classes and a fun, hands on activity for our future Timberwolves. 



Welcome to Tomlinson! Join us for PK Round Up on Tuesday, April 19 from 4:30- 5:30 p.m. Families will receive a campus tour and get a glimpse of a day in PK.  Learn about your child's first year in school and purchase their very first spirit shirt.  Don't leave before taking your child's first picture as a Trailblazer! We are looking  forward to meeting our newest little Trailblazers! 


Valley Hi

Welcome Valley Hi families to the 2022 Pre-K Round Up. We will be serving snacks  and refreshments as well as having our administration and Pre-K teacher available  to answer any questions. April 4 from 3:30-5:00 pm. We can't wait to see our future  Woodchucks! 



Villarreal Elementary is excited to meet our newest little Jaguars! Please join us for  our Pre-K Round Up on Monday, April 25 at 9:00 a.m. in the cafeteria. You will have  an opportunity to meet our wonderful pre-kindergarten/ECSE teachers and will be  provided with examples of what a typical day in prek is like. Teachers will be  providing families with a tour of the prek classroom and our campus. We look  forward to meeting you. See you soon! 



Welcome Wanke Wolves! Wanke Elementary offers a full- day Pre-K program including a bilingual program for those who qualify. We invite our incoming Pre-K parents and students to Wanke Elementary on Tuesday, April 26th from 9:00-9:45 a.m. to receive more information about our program, visit our Pre-k classrooms, and receive assistance with online registration. Please join us!



Welcome Future Ward Wranglers! Join us on Tuesday, April 19 from 4:00-6:00 pm  in the library for a "Day in the Life of a Pre-K Student" presentation given by our PK  teacher and her IA. Parents will have the opportunity to tour the campus, see the PK  classroom and participate in a question/answer session with the PK teacher,  attendance secretary, nurse and admin. Devices will be available to complete the  online registration process. We can't wait to meet our future Wranglers! 



Future Wildcats will have a tour of our school, the Pre-K classroom and playground,  and watch a video about the Day in the Life of a Pre-K student. Parents will receive  registration information and eligibility requirements. Join us April 20 at 10:00 am.  Can't wait to meet you!!! 


Westwood Terrace 

All Day Pre-K round up tours given by the Pre-K teacher. 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.