Early Childhood Education

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ADMISSIONS QUESTIONS

For more information, contact Maria V. Gonzales, Curriculum & Instruction at (956) 698-6392 or Carlos Olvera, Bilingual/ESL/Title III Department at (956) 548-8271.

REQUIRED INFORMATION

• Student’s birth certificate
• A copy of the child’s records from the school most recently attended
• Immunization records
• Proof of residence (current utility bill, lease agreement or rental receipt)
• Proof of income (eligibility of lunch status)
• Parent/guardian photo identification

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Social Security Numbers are NOT required. If available, Social Security Numbers are requested to be used for identification purposes.
• All eligible students report to their school of choice to register.
• Prekindergarten classes will be in session on a full-day basis.
• District will Close any PreK Year Old Programs at the campus that does not meet or exceed enrollment capacity

Prekindergarten students will be tested during the months of August and September to determine eligibility for the Bilingual/ESL Prekindergarten Program.

IMMUNIZATIONS

Immunization records must be current. Check with the BISD Health Services Department at 548-8191 for more information




































What we Offer

Gain up to one year of additional learning
Ensure a solid foundation for literacy
Focus on developing readiness skills for reading and math
Implementing technology to support language development for kinder readiness skills
Full Day and Half day Pre-K 3 year-old programs are available at all 37 BISD campuses.
Pre-K 4 year-old Programs are offered full day at all 37 elementary school
Teacher assistants are provided to support effective class ratios.
Provide extended day activities for our young learners based on need
Food Services program provided
Parental involvement activities at each school
All BISD teachers are Early Childhood Certified

Resources

Building Brains & Economies Executive Summary
District BOY Final Results Oct 15th
Expansion Numbers - 3 Years
Early Development Instrument (EDI) Survey –Kinder Ready or Vulnerable?
Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) – BOY & EOY for PK & BOY for Kinder Ready State% by Campus
Texas Public Education Information Resource (TPEIR) – PK Participatiion & Kinder Readiness
CIRCLE/ C-PALLS+ STEM - 70% Goal Foundation Skills
PK Guidelines 2015
Vertically Aligned to K – 2ND
High Quality Program Self Assessment PK & K Survey
Family Engagement Plan
Children at Risk Goals for Early Childhood
District Stratigic Plan 1 Action Step 9 for ECE

 





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