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    Click 👉🏼 to RSVP for PreK RoundUp 
    Overview: In Bridgeport ISD, we believe that every child should have access to high-quality early learning programs that will prepare them for future success. 
    Children and their families deserve a vibrant Pre-K experience that offers . . .
    • Passionate educators, fiercely committed to each student’s success.
    • Cheerful classrooms, where children can begin developing a lifelong love of learning.
    • Consistent curriculum that contributes to better early literacy and numeracy.
    • Affordable options, accessible to all Bridgeport families.
    In Bridgeport ISD . . .
    • School begins at 7:40 a.m. at Bridgeport Elementary. 
    • Bus students are dropped off at 7:15 a.m.
    • Students must live in the Bridgeport ISD attendance zone. 
    • Age Requirement: Must be 4 years old before Sept. 1, 2023
    • Must comply with attendance requirements.


  • To qualify for no-cost PreK, families must meet one of the following criteria. 

    • Educationally disadvantaged. (Eligible to participate in the national school lunch program)
    • Emergent Bilingual
    • Child of an active member of the armed forces or killed/injured during active duty
    • Current or Past Foster Care
    • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award (peace officer, firefighter, or first responder).

    For more detailed information about eligibility, click HERE.

    🚌 Bus transportation is available.

Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten

  • If students DO NOT meet at least one of the criteria above, they may be eligible for Bridgeport ISD’s Tuition-Based Pre-K Program.

    Payment Options Form

Head Start Advantage

  • What is the Head Start program?

    Head Start programs provide families with free learning and development services for their children. 

    • Children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2023.
    • Families need to provide household income information. 
    • Proof of income for eligibility includes but is not limited to SSI, SNAP, TANF, Disability)
    • Free school supplies provided
    • Bus transportation available
    • Head Start Enrolls 
      • Children with an identified disability
      • Emergent Bilinguals
      • Homeless families
      • Foster children

    Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. These programs help build relationships with families that support family well-being and many other important areas.

    ​​Cornerstone Community Action Agency provides opportunities for children with disabilities. If you suspect your child may have a learning difference, please contact Mariea Freeman at (682) 253-6863.