• Pre-Kindergarten Registration

    The Pre-Kindergarten program is a full-year, intensive language development and early literacy program designed to give four-year-old children who qualify for the program an opportunity to develop skills, concepts, and attitudes needed for school success.

    A child is eligible for enrollment in free Pre-Kindergarten if the child is at least four years of age on or before September 1st and meets one of the following criteria:

    • Is unable to speak and comprehend the English language.
    • Is economically disadvantaged defined by qualification for free or reduced lunch.
    • Is homeless as defined by federal law.
    • Is a child of an active duty member of the armed forces, state military forces, or reserve forces ordered to active duty.
    • Is a child of a member of the armed forces, state military forces, or reserve forces who was injured or killed while serving on active duty.
    • Is or has ever been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services or Foster Care in another state.
    • Is a child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award.

    Additional information regarding the Pre-Kindergarten program can be found in WISD's official School Board Policy.

    Campus Contact Information:

    Roark Early Education Center
    Phone Number - (936) 890-1400
    Address - 103 Wildkat Drive, Willis, TX 77378
    Webpage: Roark Early Education Center

    WISD Registration Information:

    To register, parent/guardian must present the following documents at the in-person appointment. (Please note, even if you upload the documents in the system, you will be required to present hard copies for review). 

    • One proof of residency.
      • Current utility bill, mortgage, lease agreement, etc. 
        • Utility Bill - An acceptable utility bill is a gas or electric bill that includes your name and the physical address of the property. Bill must be from within the last 30 days. 
        • Lease Agreement - A lease agreement with your name, physical address, and the signature page signed by all parties is acceptable.
    • Current immunization records. Further information regarding immunizations can be found HERE.
    • Original valid driver’s license of the enrolling parent/guardian.
    • Child's birth certificate**.
    • Child's social security card.
    • Qualifying Factor Documentation: 
      • If economically disadvantaged - please bring a paystub dated during the month prior to enrolling your child. ex. enrolling in August, bring a July paystub
      • If an active duty member of the armed forces - please provide proof.
      • If qualifying due to conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services or Foster Care in another state - please bring appropriate documentation.

    Please print and fill out the Pre-K application prior to your visit as well as complete the online portion of registration to ensure a smooth process.

    > Pre-Kindergarten Qualification Verification
    > Pre-Kindergarten Online Registration 

    Once you have completed the application and gathered all of your registration documentation, please visit the campus to complete your registration.
    Verification of information is required before a decision on acceptance can be determined. 

    **Parents can go directly to Texas.gov and order a certified birth certificate for $22, the same price as a walk-in or mail order. This easy-to-use online service is offered in English and Spanish and provides parents with a straightforward, secure option for ordering their child’s birth certificate. The orders are fulfilled by the Texas Department of State Health Services.