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Pre-Kindergarten Registration

The Dawson Independent School District offers a full-day Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) program for students who are three or four years old by September 1,2021, reside within the Dawson ISD school boundaries AND meet one or more of the following eligibility criteria established by the Texas Legislature: 

  1. The child is Limited English Proficient, or
  2. The child’s family meets the Federal income Guidelines for the National School Lunch Program, or
  3. The child is homeless, or
  4. The student is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces,
  5. The student is the child of a parent who was killed or injured during active military duty, or
  6. The child is currently or was previously in the Foster Care Program,
  7. The student is the child of a peace officer, a firefighter, or an emergency medical first responder who is eligible

The following documents must be submitted with the completed application packet: 

  • Student’s Birth certificate or passport
  • Court documents regarding parental rights, if applicable. (See back of Certification of Eligibility form for specific requirement)
  • Student's Social Security Card (NOT A COPY)
  • Immunization Record
  • Copy of Parent/Guardian's Driver's License or ID
  • Income verification (see next page)
  • PROOF of residency indicating address within Dawson ISD attendance boundaries

Must present one document from each of the following groups: One of the following:

  • Copy of a lease Agreement, OR
  • Copy of Sale/Lease Contract , OR
  • Current Voter Registration Card showing address within Dawson ISD boundary
  • Current utility bill or utility deposit (Must be a gas, water, or electric bill. Bill must be current and show the name and address of the parent/guardian.

Completed Pre-K applications must be returned in person with all required documents to the Dawson Elementary School, please feel free to contact us if you have questions regarding required documents.