Round Rock ISD Pre-K Rodeo is a two-day registration event that welcomes early learners, who turn 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2019, for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents are encouraged to pre-register online before attending the Pre-K Rodeo on Tuesday, July 16 or Wednesday, July 17. Online registration for Pre-K opens Monday, July 8. Round Rock ISD offers half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten for children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, live in the District, and meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Qualify for free and reduced lunch
- Child does not speak English
- Child is homeless
- Parent is active duty military
- Child is or has been in foster care
- Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as a peace officer, firefighter or emergency medical first responder
Students who attend full-day Pre-K start class at 7:40 a.m., and are dismissed at 2:55 p.m. Full-day Pre-K is offered at 13 campuses; Anderson Mill, Berkman, Bluebonnet, Caldwell Heights, Callison, Double File Trail, Forest North, Gattis, Joe Lee Johnson, Robertson, Union Hill, Voigt and Wells Branch elementary schools.
Half-day morning classes start at 7:40 a.m., and end at 11:15 a.m. Students who attend half-day during the afternoon start class at 11:15 a.m., and are dismissed at 2:55 p.m. Half-day pre-kindergarten programs are available at Brushy Creek, England, Herrington, Jollyville, Old Town, Pond Springs, Purple Sage and Teravista elementary schools. Find out more information on these qualifications or contact your campus.
How to register your child for Pre-K:
Monday, July 8
On July 8, parents or guardians should complete the new student online pre-registration information for the 2019-2020 school year.
To finalize registration and qualifications for the Round Rock ISD early learning Pre-K program, parents or guardians can attend one of the scheduled Pre-K Rodeo events with the required documentation, listed below, and complete the registration process.
Child’s official birth certificate, immunization records (see roundrockisd.org/health for a list of required vaccines), proofs of residency in the Round Rock ISD school district (contract on house, lease agreement, actual title to house, current utility bill or current Round Rock ISD tax statement), child’s Social Security card (recommended, but not required), parent or guardian proof of income (two most recent pay stubs).
Tuesday, July 16
Pre-K Rodeo at Forest North Elementary School
Forest North Elementary School
13414 Broadmeade Ave., Austin, TX 78729
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– OR –
Wednesday, July 17
Pre-K Rodeo at Union Hill Elementary School
Union Hill Elementary School
1511 Gulf Way, Round Rock, TX 78665
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If a parent or guardian is unable to attend a Pre-K Rodeo event, campuses will be processing student registrations during school office hours beginning Tuesday, July 23. Parents or guardians will need to visit the campus the student will be attending with the required documentation to finalize their child’s registration for the 2019-2020 school year.
There is a lot parents and guardians can do before the first day of school to prepare their student to be successful from day one.
Round Rock ISD is proud to team with ReadyRosie to bring parents modeled moments designed to deliver valuable lessons into real life situations in an engaging way. Once registered, parents will receive a weekly playlist of videos that model fun activities with serious learning opportunities. The videos and activities are targeted to children ages 0-5 years old to instill both foundational learning and social skills. Round Rock ISD Pre-K teachers are also integrating ReadyRosie into the classroom setting and curriculum.