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Pre-K3 Eligibility Requirements
Isabel Garcia
Monday, August 06 2018

Pre-K3 Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for enrollment in a PK3 class, a child must be 3 or 4 years of age on September 1 of the

current school year and must meet one of the following requirements

1. be unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
2. be educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program
[NSLP]; see 7.2.3 PK Eligibility Based on Being Educationally Disadvantaged (Eligible for the
NSLP)); or
3. be homeless; or
4. be the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the
state military forces or a reserved component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty
by proper authority; or
5. be the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military
forces or a reserved component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on
active duty; or
6. have ever been in the conservatorship of the Texas DFPS (foster care) following an adversary
hearing.
7. is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as:
          a. a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code;
          b. a firefighter under section 3106.003, Government Code; or
          c. an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code.