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Eligibility for Free Pre-K

To be eligible for enrollment in a free prekindergarten class, a child must be at least three years of age on or
before September 1 of the current school year (if a 3-year-old program is available) or four years of age on or
before September 1 of the current school year and meet at least one of the following eligibility requirements:
 
  • unable to speak and comprehend the English language
  • is educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the national school lunch program... guidelines about NSLP eligibility can be found in sections 4 and 6 of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Administrators Reference Manual)
  • is homeless, as defined by 42 USC, §11434a, regardless of the residence of the child, of either parent
    of the child, or of the child's guardian or other person having lawful control of the child
  • is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state
    military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper
    authority
  • is the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or
    a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty
  • is or has ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
    (foster care) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Family Code §262.201
  • is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as:
    a peace officer under Texas Government Code §3106.002,
    a firefighter under Texas Government Code §3106.003
    an emergency medical first responder under Texas Government Code §3106.004

    Eligibility applies to three-year-olds when a three-year-old program is available.