Pre-Kindergarten in GCISD

Employees of the cities of Grapevine and Colleyville can now enroll their children in tuition-based PreK.

Join our Pre-K program and let your child unleash their potential with GCISD's exceptional curriculum and dedicated faculty.

GCISD offers high-quality, full-day Pre-K programs at nine elementary schools. Each classroom has a fully-certified teacher and teaching assistant that provide developmentally appropriate instruction that is exciting and engaging for our students. Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1 of the school year to be eligible. If children are 5 years old on or before September 1, they qualify for Kindergarten.

Pre-K 2024-2025

The GCISD Pre-K application process for the 2024-2025 academic year is open. Click on the link below to complete your application for the GCISD Pre-K 2024-2025 school year.

We can't wait to welcome your child to our community and help them take the first step towards a bright future!

2024-2025 GCISD Prekindergarten Application

Two Ways To Enroll in GCISD's Pre-K

There are two ways families may take advantage of GCISD's Pre-K opportunity.

State-Based Pre-K for GCISD Zoned Students
Students can qualify for state-based Pre-K if they meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Their home language is something other than English.

  2. They are currently, or have been, in foster care.

  3. The family meets income criteria.

  4. Parents serve in the military.

  5. Please click on the state-funded tuition/qualifications for more details.

Tuition-Based Pre-K
In addition to the state-funded Pre-K, we also offer a tuition-based Pre-K program for students who do not qualify for state-funded Pre-K. Tuition programs are offered in the following elementary schools: Bear Creek, Bransford, Colleyville, Grapevine, Heritage, O.C. Taylor, Silver Lake and Timberline.

To learn more about this opportunity see the Tuition Based Pre-K Section of our website, email us at gcisd.pk@gcisd.net or call 817-251-5538.

Pre-K Information

7:40 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.
The Pre-K program follows the GCISD Instructional Calendar. Check with your campus for information on Meet the Teacher and other exciting events.

Our Teachers
All GCISD Pre-K teachers are certified by the Texas Education Agency and receive professional development throughout the year.

Ratios/Class Size
Adult to student ration will not exceed 1:11
Maximum number of students is 22

Our Curriculum
The district will follow the State of Texas Pre-K Guidelines with a robust scope and sequence designed with GCISD Students in mind. Pre-K is an academic program with a goal of kindergarten readiness. Some of the curriculum resources used are Learning Without Tears, STEM scopes and Opening the World of Learning.

Pre-K Campuses
Bear Creek Elementary
Bransford Elementary
Colleyville Elementary
Dove Elementary
Grapevine Elementary
Heritage Elementary
O.C. Taylor Elementary
Silver Lake Elementary
Timberline Elementary

Contact Us
If you have any questions, feel free to call 817-251-5538 or email us at gcisd.pk@gcisd.net