What is Prekindergarten?
Registration of PreKindergarten occurs during pre-registration dates & times at the appropriate campuses.  There is no early registration for Pre-Kindergarten.
Frenship ISD offers Prekindergarten at Bennett Elementary, Legacy Elementary, Westwind Elementary and Willow Bend Elementary.  To be eligible for enrollment a child must be at least four years of age by September 1st and must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language
    as documented on the oral language proficiency test administered at registration

             Testing for placement in the English as Second Language Program (ESL) will take place at Prekindergarten 
               registration.  Parents whose children may qualify under this guideline need to bring their child with them.

  • From a family whose income is at or below subsistence level and meets the eligibility criteria for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program

           Free and Reduced Lunch forms will available at registration.  Parents will need to bring current         proof of income for verification.

            Examples include:
            -   the last two paycheck stubs from working members of the household
            -   A verification letter, notarized, on company letterhead from an employer stating your hours and salary
                  you will be paid and how often if you have just begun a new job or are paid in cash
            -   Any type of income must be included, including employment income, social security benefits,child
                  support etc.  You must report how often it is received.
                  Income eligibility
  • Active duty uniformed members (parents or official guardians) of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard who are assigned to duty stations in Texas or who are Texans who have eligible children residing in Texas; this includes activated/mobilized uniformed members of the Texas National Guard (Army or Air Guard), or activated/mobilized members of the reserve components of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard who are Texas residents regardless of the location of the reserve unit; and uniformed service members who are Missing in Action (MIA), or injured while on active duty.
  • Foster Care - Children who are in or who have ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following and adversary hearing. This includes children that have been adopted or returned to their parents after having been in DFPS conservatorship.
  • Homeless