Pre-Kindergarten – a free state-mandated program serving children who are three or four years old on or before September 1st who:
are limited-English speaking; or
are military dependents; or
are from families that qualify for free or reduced lunch; or
are homeless; or
have ever been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services
Eligible students attend this program at no cost to the family.
Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) – PPCD is a program that serves children between the ages of 3 and 5 who have delays in the areas of speech, language, physical, social and/or emotional development. Eligible students attend this program at no cost to the family.
Tuition-Supported Pre-Kindergarten - Children who are three or four years old on or before September 1st and who do not qualify for either PPCD or the above Pre-Kindergarten program provided for qualifying students are eligible to enroll in the Tuition-Supported Pre-Kindergarten Program at Lotspeich Elementary School. The program is taught by a Texas certified teacher and is full day following the RISD calendar. Tuition is $350 per month or $250 per month for RISD full time employees that enroll their children or grandchildren.