PRE-K, K ROUND UP FOR 2018-2019 IS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

The Lake Travis Independent School District will hold registration for Prekindergarten and Kindergarten students for the 2018-2019 school year during its annual ‘round-up’ scheduled from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 21 at each elementary campus.

Parents and guardians should register their child at the elementary school within the attendance zone associated with his/her residence.

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PREKINDERGARTEN

To be eligible for Prekindergarten, a child must live in the District, be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2018, AND meet one of the following eligibility requirements:

1. Be unable to speak and comprehend the English language; or
2. Be educationally disadvantaged, which means a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program; or
3. Be homeless, as defined by 42 U.S.C. Section 11302, regardless of the residence of either parent of the child, or of the child’s guardian or other person having lawful control of the child; or
4. Be 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; or
5. Be the child of a 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; or
6. Be in, or have been in, the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing held as provided by Section 262.201, Family Code; or
7. Be the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as a peace officer (3106.002), firefighter (3106.003), or emergency medical first responder (3106.004).
Parents and guardians will be required to provide proof of eligibility before the start of school in August in order for the child to enter the Prekindergarten program.

To pre-register a child, parents and guardians must present the following documents at Round-up on March 21:

  • Completed and printed LTISD Prekindergarten Eligibility Form
  • Completed, printed and signed New Student Enrollment Packet
  • Certified copy of child’s birth certificate (may be obtained at www.austintexas.gov/birthcertificates)
  • Proof of residency (i.e., lease agreement, sales contract, closing documents, property tax statement, or property deed and a current utility bill – water, electricity or gas – with matching address.)
  • Immunization records (see immunization requirements at www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize)
  • Social Security card (preferred, but optional)
  • Photo identification of the parent or guardian who is enrolling the child

Children who meet all registration and eligibility requirements and reside in:

  • Bee Cave, Lake Pointe, Serene Hills (split), or West Cypress Hills elementary attendance zones will attend Prekindergarten at Lake Pointe Elementary.
  • Lake Travis, Lakeway, or Serene Hills (split) elementary attendance zones will attend Prekindergarten at Lake Travis Elementary.
  • All Lake Travis ISD children who meet all registration and eligibility requirements and receive bilingual services will attend Prekindergarten at Lake Travis Elementary.

KINDERGARTEN

To be eligible for enrollment in Kindergarten, a child must live within LTISD boundaries and be five (5) years of age on or before September 1, 2018.
To pre-register a child, parents and guardians must present the following documents at Round-up on March 21:

  • Completed, printed and signed New Student Enrollment Packet
  • Certified copy of child’s birth certificate (may be obtained at www.austintexas.gov/birthcertificates)
  • Proof of residency (i.e., lease agreement, sales contract, closing documents, property tax statement, or property deed and a current utility bill – water, electricity or gas – with matching address.)
  • Immunization records (see immunization requirements at www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize)
  • Social Security card (preferred, but optional)
  • Photo identification of the parent or guardian who is enrolling the child

For more information about the LTISD Prekindergarten/Kindergarten Round-up, please contact the Lake Travis ISD Curriculum and Instruction Department at (512) 533-6023 or visit www.ltisdschools.org/roundup.