Prekindergarten

PreK children in garden.

Full-day PreK
Leander ISD is excited to announce the expansion of prekindergarten from a half-day to full-day program for eligible 4-year-olds starting in the 2020–21 school year!

Tuition-based PreK
More information about tuition-based PreK for ineligible 4-year-olds will be posted soon.


PreK Registration

Registration for the next school year (2020-2021) will begin April 14th and 15th, 2020. 
Grandview Hills Elementary* 12024 Vista Parke Dr. Austin, TX 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Pleasant Hill Elementary* 1800 Horizon Park Blvd. Leander, TX 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

*Families zoned to any of our 27 elementary campuses may register for PreK at these 2 schools the first two days of registration. After April 15th, you can go to your zoned PreK Community Campus to register for PreK. To see your zoned PreK campus scroll down to “Locations” below.


Registration for the current school year (2019-2020) is open. Click the "Registration and Enrollment" tab below for important information.

The purpose of the LISD PreK program is to teach, grow and nurture each student in a positive and developmentally appropriate manner through a play-based curriculum, so that each student can be successful.

Free breakfast or lunch and transportation are provided for students in LISD's half-day PreK program.

Sign up for PreK Updates

Leander ISD Prekindergarten Family Engagement Plan
Leander ISD PreK Program Evaluation
Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for enrollment in a prekindergarten class, a child must be 4 years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year and be:

  • unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
  • eligible to participate in the national free / reduced meal program based on family income; or
  • homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 1143a, 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; or
  • 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; or
  • 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; or
  • has ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code; or
  • the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award under Section 3106.002, Section 3106.003, or Section 3106.004, Government Code.
Registration and Enrollment

PreK registration for 2020-2021 will open on April 14th and 15th. 


PreK registration for the 2019-2020 school year is open. Elementary campuses are open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please visit the elementary school closest to your home to qualify and enroll for PreK.

To be eligible for PreK children need to be 4 years old and meet one of the seven eligibility requirements. Click on the link for required documentation below for documents you will need to bring to registration. 

Required Documentation for PreK Registration | Find the Nearest Elementary School

More information about prekindergarten.

Locations

PreK Communities 2019-2020

Community Sites and the Schools Zoned to Each Site

Bagdad Block House Creek Faubion Giddens Grandview Hills
Bagdad
Camacho
Larkspur           
Plain
Whitestone
Akin
Block House Creek
Parkside
Pleasant Hill 
Cox
Cypress
Deer Creek
Faubion
Naumann
Reagan
Reed - Monolingual
Rutledge
Westside
Giddens
Knowles - Monolingual
Mason
Winkley
Laura Welch Bush
Grandview Hills
River Place
River Ridge
Steiner Ranch

Bilingual PreK Communities 2019-2020

Community Sites and the Schools Zoned to Each Site

Bagdad Reed
Akin
Bagdad
Block House Creek
Camacho
Giddens
Knowles
Larkspur
Parkside
Plain
Pleasant Hill
Whitestone
Winkley
Laura Welch Bush
Cox
Cypress
Deer Creek
Faubion
Grandview Hills
Mason
Naumann
Reagan
Reed
River Place
River Ridge
Rutledge
Steiner Ranch
Westside


PreK Communities 2020-2021

Community Sites and the Schools Zoned to Each Site

Bagdad Block House Creek Cox Faubion Giddens Grandview Hills
Bagdad Akin Cox Deer Creek Giddens Grandview Hills
Whitestone Block House Creek Reagan Faubion Mason River Place
    Rutledge Reed    
   
Westside    
Knowles Larkspur Naumann Plain Pleasant Hill Steiner Ranch
Knowles Larkspur Cypress Camacho  Pleasant Hill Bush
Winkley Parkside  Naumann Plain   River Ridge
          Steiner Ranch

Bilingual PreK Communities 2020-2021

Community Sites and the Schools Zoned to Each Site

Bagdad Knowles Reed Steiner Ranch
 Akin  Block House Creek  Cox  Bush
 Bagdad  Giddens  Cypress  Grandview Hills
 Camacho  Knowles  Deer Creek  River Place
 Larkspur  Winkley  Faubion  River Ridge
 Parkside    Mason  Steiner Ranch
 Plain    Naumann  
 Pleasant Hill    Reagan  
 Whitestone    Reed  
     Rutledge  
     Westside  
Session Times

Morning PreK 2019-2020
7:25 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Afternoon PreK 2019-2020
11:45 a.m.–2:50 p.m.


Full Day PreK 2020-2021
7:45 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

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