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Kindergarten & Pre-K Registration Information for the 2020-2021 School Year

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May 2020
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Before starting the online enrollment process outlined below, please complete the Kindergarten & Pre-K Information Form to help us gather helpful information about your child.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will not be an in-person registration event for incoming Kindergarten and Pre-K students for the 2020-2021 school year. To enroll your student, please follow the steps outlined below. Once you have completed these steps, the school will get in touch with you to finalize your student’s registration.

Kindergarten Eligibility & Online Enrollment

Children eligible for Kindergarten must turn five (5) years old on or before Sept. 1 of the target school year and reside in Melissa ISD boundaries. Melissa ISD uses an online enrollment system for students new to the district.

  1. Begin online enrollment by visiting the New Student Enrollment page at
  2. Follow the step-by-step instructions.
  3. Save a digital copy of the confirmation page to your device. This confirmation page will serve as proof of online enrollment.
  4. At the end of online enrollment, you will be prompted to print and complete a paper enrollment packet. If you are unable to print the enrollment packet, please contact the Melissa Ridge Education Center to obtain a paper copy.

To complete your student’s registration, please upload copies of the following documents to Parent Portal, or email them to Cami Luke at

  • Proof of online enrollment
  • Completed enrollment packet
  • Copies of the following:
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Child’s social security card
    • Child’s current immunization records (including 4-year-old vaccinations)
    • Parent or guardian’s driver’s license
    • Current utility bill (as proof of residency in the Melissa ISD boundaries)

Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility & Online Enrollment

Children eligible for Pre-Kindergarten must turn four (4) years old on or before Sept. 1 of the target school year, reside in Melissa ISD boundaries, and meet one (1) of the qualifying criterion listed below.

  • has limited English proficiency (evaluation needed)
  • is economically disadvantaged (eligible to participate in the National Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program)
  • is homeless
  • is the child of an active duty member of the armed forces or reserves
  • is in foster care
  • is the child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award

If your child meets one of the above criterion, please follow the enrollment process as described above for incoming Kindergarten students.


Questions regarding Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year can be directed to the Melissa Ridge Education Center campus registrar, Cami Luke, at

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