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Roundup for Pre-K and Kindergarten on the horizon

Mar 27, 2018 | Community Relations

Lamar CISD's annual Pre-K/Kindergarten Roundup will be April 23-27. Parents are encouraged to beat the rush and register their children in advance of the coming school year.

Registration will be held at every Lamar CISD elementary school. Click here if you aren’t sure to which school your child is zoned.

 Why enroll your child in Pre K?

 Studies show that kids who attend Pre-K are:

  • Three times more likely to be ready for kindergarten;
  • More likely to succeed in school;
  • More likely to go to college; and
  • Less likely to drop out of school.

Click here  or call 832-223-0439 for more information.

A child must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2018, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be economically-disadvantaged; OR
  • Be Limited English Proficient; OR
  • Be homeless; OR
  • Be under foster care (currently or formerly); OR
  • Be the child of an active duty member of the armed forces or be the child of a member of the armed services killed while on active duty.

When you go to register, you should bring the following:

  • Child’s birth certificate; AND
  • Child’s shot records; AND
  • Child’s Social Security Card; AND
  • Parent/guardian picture ID;
  • Proof of address; AND
  • Parent proof of income. (Pre-K only)

 Kindergarten Eligibility

The child must be 5-years-old on or before September 1 to be eligible for kindergarten.

There are no requirements other than age for kindergarten.