Pre-Kindergarten

Traditional Pre-Kindergarten

  • Bridgeport ISD offers traditional Pre-Kindergarten to students who are at least 4 years old by September 1 of the current school year and meet at least one of the following criteria:

    • is unable to speak and comprehend the English language
    • is educationally disadvantaged (must meet free/reduced lunch eligibility guidelines)
    • is homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 1143a, regardless of the residence of the child, or either parent of the child, or of the child’s guardian or other person having lawful control of the child
    • is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who
    • is ordered to active duty by proper authority
    • is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty
    • is, or have been in, the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code
    • is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as: a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004, Government Code

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

    Space in the Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten Program is limited.