Early registration for Rockwall ISD’s Prekindergarten and Head Start Programs will begin in April. The district offers three programs which include both full and half days. Registration dates will vary by program. Parents/Guardians can obtain applications from the RISD website or at RISD’s Parent Education Center beginning April 9, 2015. Completed enrollment packets and required documentation must be turned into the Parent Education Center located at 801 E. Washington. Applications will be accepted according to the following dates:
April 13-17, 2015 – Tuition Prekindergarten Program only
April 20-May 5, 2015 – Qualifying Prekindergarten & Head Start
- Tuition – Based Prekindergarten
The goal is to offer an exemplary self-funding educational program for 4-year-old children who may not qualify for Head Start or state qualifying programs. Half-day classes are provided: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. RISD transportation is not provided.
$100 non-refundable registration fee (deducted from September payment)
$2,520.00 per year or
Monthly payments of $280.00 (September through May)
- Qualifying Prekindergarten
The goal is to offer an exemplary educational program for 4-year-old children who qualify based on state requirements:
- Limited English Proficient, or
- Qualifies for free or reduced lunch program, or
- Homeless, or
- Child or an active duty military parent/guardian, or
- Foster Care
Full-day classes are from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. RISD transportation is provided.
- Head Start
The goal is to provide a complete early childhood program by enhancing social and cognitive development by providing education, health, nutrition, social and other services for income-eligible children who are 3 or 4 years old based on federal requirements:
- Income eligible, or
- Homeless, or
- Currently receiving TANF or SSI benefits, or
- Special need/disability diagnosed by RISD Special Education Department
Full-day classes are from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Transportation is provided.
For additional information regarding Rockwall ISD’s Early Childhood Program please contact the RISD Parent Education Center.
Head Start 972.772.1143