DeSoto ISD 2018-2019 Pre-K4 and Kindergarten Roundup

DeSoto ISD 2018-2019 Pre-K4 and Kindergarten Roundup
Posted on 03/26/2018
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Students who participate in early childhood programs generally outperform their peers, demonstrate greater social and emotional maturity to support learning and earn more than their peers in adulthood. Give your child these advantages and sign up for DeSoto ISD’s early childhood opportunities today.

DeSoto Independent School District offers free and tuition-based full-day pre-kindergarten for four-year-olds and kindergarten aimed at providing students the sound academic foundation needed for a successful K-12 experience.

Register early childhood students during one of the three events listed below:

  • 7a- 7p | Mon., Apr. 2 and Tues., Apr. 3, 2018 | DeSoto Civic Center
  • 8a-Noon | Sat., Apr. 14, 2018 | Amber Terrace Discovery and Design Early Childhood Center

DeSoto ISD early childhood programs offer students and families opportunities for

  • General Education/ESL
  • Bilingual
  • Tuition-Based General Education
  • After School Care Program (tuition-based)

Students qualifying for tuition-free prekindergarten must be four years of age by September 1, 2018 and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language, or
  • Educationally disadvantaged (which means a student is eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program), or
  • Homeless, or
  • Dependent of one who is currently in active military service, was injured as a result of active military service, or is the survivor of one killed in active military services, or
  • Child who currently or has ever been in the foster care system, or
  • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as: a peace officer, a firefighter, or an emergency medical first responder.

Tuition-Based Prekindergarten Program for four-year-olds is available at $5,600 per year or $560 per month. DeSoto ISD offers online payment options for those interested in tuition-based early childhood opportunities.

For more information, contact DeSoto ISD’s Early Childhood Department at 972.223.6666 or Amber Terrace Discovery and Design Early Childhood Center at 972.223.8757.