The 2019-2020 Tuition Based Pre-K Program Lottery Application window has ended.   The lottery was electronic this year and was held on Friday March 29, 2019.

PreK seats are still available at select campuses for the 2019-2020 school year!

For those who may have missed the deadline for the lottery can still apply, and those applications will be managed on a weekly basis. Seats will be offered as spaces become available, and families will have a few days to accept or decline those offers.

Families will complete the following steps to apply, accept, and determine their status. 

1. Set up your family account at School Mint and add students (one account per family)

2. Complete Application. (upload property tax statement; or current lease or rental agreement; or executed deed of sale during application process.)

3. Log in to your account to check your status and/or accept an offer

Applicants must be GCISD Residents (or live in Grapevine or Colleyville) and the child must be 4 years old by September 1, 2019.  

*Once a seat is accepted the registration and supply fees of $250.00 is due.  An email with instructions on payment and campus registration will be sent to families.  The first tuition payment will be due on July 31, 2019.

Link to Lottery Application

Prekindergarten has limited availability for the 2018-2019 school year for children who are 4 years old by September 1st, 2018.  GCISD Pre-K is for families who are zoned to GCISD based on their residence.

Please call Kristi Brown at 817/251-5945 for additional information.


$6000.00 annual tuition divided into ten (10) equal payments
Payments billed July 2018 – April 2019 due on 30th of each month
Late fees will be assessed on the 5th of each month ($30.00)
All payments are processed through an online tuition system

$100.00 registration fee
$150.00 supply fee
*non-refundable and payable at registration

Pre-K Hours and Calendar
7:40 a.m. – 2:55 p.m.
Program follows GCISD District Calendar
2017-2018 District Calendar
2018-2019 District Calendar

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

Ratios and 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-Kindergarten Guidelines with a
robust scope and sequence designed with GCISD Students in mind.
It is an academic program with a goal of kindergarten readiness. Some of the curriculum resources used are Learning Without Tears, STEMscopes and Opening the World of Learning.

GCISD Prekindergarten Campuses
Bear Creek Elementary
Bransford Elementary
Colleyville Elementary
Grapevine Elementary
Heritage Elementary
OC Taylor Elementary
Timberline Elementary
Silver Lake Elementary

Application Process

The 2019-2020 PreK Program lottery will begin accepting applications in early March.   

Please check back for more details.

Be sure to visit Frequently Asked Questions Section of our website.