State-based Pre-K Head Start Pre-K Core Knowledge Pre-K
No cost (must qualify based on state guidelines)No cost (must by referred by Head Start Program)Tuition-based (this program is not supported by state funds)
Must live in HEB ISDMust live in HEB ISDCan live out of district
Half-day (morning or afternoon)Half-day (morning or afternoon)
Can be combined with State-based, if you qualify for both.
Full-day (8:00 am-3 pm). Extended Day Academy (3 pm- 6 pm) available, at campus.

Eligibility: Child

Must be 4 years old by September 1st

Must meet ONE of the following criteria: [as specified in Texas Education Code §29.153 (b)]

  • is unable to speak and comprehend the English Language OR...
  • is educationally disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the National Free or Reduced Price Lunch Program) OR...
  • is homeless (as defined by 42 U.S.C.S. Sec. 11302) OR...
  • is the child of an active duty member of the military OR...
  • is or ever has been in the conservatorship of the Dept of Family & Protective Svs following an adversary hearing held as provided by Sec 262.201, Family Code) 

    Eligibility:

    Must be 4 years old by September 1st

    Must be qualified and referred by Head Start Program. (817-838-8422)

      Eligibility: 

      Must be 4 years old by September 1st

      Families pay a tuition fee.