PRE - KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION
Pre-K Bilingual Program Changes to Half Days for 2010 -2011 School Year
Tyler ISD offers Pre-K programs
at three locations. Beginning with the 2010 - 2011 School Year,
Half-day Bilingual classes will be
offered at Bonner and Douglas elementary schools. Half-day English classes will
continue to be offered at Owens Elementary School.
What is the purpose of the Pre-K
To develop skills necessary for success in
the regular public school curriculum, including language, mathematics and
social skills. Pre-K is not daycare; students will be engaged and
learning in a classroom setting.
To be eligible for the district Pre-K Program a child must be 4
years old on or before September 1, 2010. The child is eligible for
enrollment in the Pre-K program if he/she meets any or
all of the following criteria:
The child is limited English
The child is educationally disadvantaged*,
The family meets the criteria of "homeless",
The child of an active duty member of the armed
The child of a member of the armed forces who was
injured or killed while
serving on active duty,
The child is or has been in foster care
*If qualifying by income, documentation of all sources of income
members of the household must be submitted.
How do I enroll my child?
You will enroll your child at the campus they are to attend.
When enrolling, parents must bring proof of residency, the childs original
birth certificate, social security card and immunization records to the
school. Proof of all income sources must also be submitted for those
eligible under the "educationally disadvantaged" criteria.
Registration Dates and Times:
Registration will be accepted
on a "first come, first served" basis at Owens Elementary School.
Registration for bilingual Pre-K at Bonner and Douglas Elementary Schools is accepted on a
"space available" basis from April 12 to May 21, 2010.
Please contact the school to register your child.
What are the hours of attendance
for my child?
Bonner and Douglas Elementary Schools:
7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Pre-kindergarten classroom instruction
10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Dismissal/Students will be picked up
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Pre-kindergarten classroom instruction
2:45 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. Dismissal/Students will be picked up
7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
or 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Children must be on campus by 7:30 a.m. to eat breakfast or by 11:30 a.m. to
eat lunch at Owens Elementary.
Can my child ride the school bus?
Transportation is not provided
for Pre-K students. It is the parent's responsibility to drop off and
pick up their child each day.
Please contact the Office of Elementary Education at 903.262.1008.
For Bonner and Douglas: Please
contact the Office of Bilingual Education at 903.262.3183.