PK Application Events

Register your child for DeSoto ISD Pre-K3 and Pre-K4
Posted on 04/03/2023
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Starting April 1, 2023, parents can enroll their three- and four-year-old students in a DeSoto ISD pre-kindergarten program. This year’s Pre-K Kick-off will take place at Amber Terrace Discovery and Design Early Childhood Academy located at 224 Amber Lane in DeSoto.

The April 1 kickoff event slated to take place from 9 am to Noon will provide parents the first of four spring opportunities to enroll their child in a DeSoto ISD early childhood education program that focuses on delivering specialized instruction designated for pre-kindergarten students. 

The 2023 DeSoto ISD Pre-K Round-up events are set for the following dates :

  • 8 am to 7 pm, Monday, April 3, 2023, at Amber Terrace

  • 8 am to 7 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at Amber Terrace

  • 8 am to 5 pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at Amber Terrace

 These events are a one-stop pre-k enrollment shop that allow families to complete the online application and enrollment with in-person support from district personnel.

DeSoto ISD offers free, full-day Pre-K programs for children who will be three- or four years old on or before September 1, 2023, and meet at least ONE of these requirements:

  • The child is eligible to take part in the national free or reduced-price school lunch program. To find out if your child is eligible, click here.

  • The child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language.

  • The child is homeless.

  • The child is a dependent of an active duty member of the U.S. armed forces.

  • The child is or has been in foster care.

  • The child is a dependent of a recipient of the State of Texas Award.

For children who do not meet one of the five eligibility requirements, a limited number of spots for tuition-based pre-K are available.

For more information on the pre-K application process and requirements, contact DeSoto ISD Early Childhood Education at 972.223.6666.

Families interested in enrolling their children in the district’s kindergarten programs should contact the district’s Office of Student Support Services at 972.223.6666 or visit for more information.