Melissa ISD offers a free, full day, eligibility-based Pre-Kindergarten program for qualifying students. The focus of the Pre-K program is to develop oral language, prerequisite skills for emergent readers, and early math concepts, and build readiness skills for successful entry into Kindergarten.

  • The first step in the Pre-K enrollment process is to confirm your child's eligibility.

  • Pre-K enrollment for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year opens at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024.

  • Complete the online registration form. You will receive an email with the next steps for enrollment as soon as your Pre-K application has been reviewed by the school.

To apply for the 2023-2024 school year, contact Tawny Wilson at


To qualify for Pre-K enrollment at Melissa ISD, the child must:

  • turn four (4) years of age on or before Sept. 1 of the target school year,

  • live within the Melissa ISD attendance boundaries, and

  • meet one (1) or more of the Pre-K qualifying criterion listed on this page.

To confirm that your residence is zoned for Melissa ISD, visit

Note: All Pre-K students who live within the Melissa ISD transportation zone will have the option to register for bus service to and from school. Visit the Melissa ISD Transportation Services page for more information.

Qualifying Criterion

Pre-Kindergarten Evaluation

In compliance with House Bill 3, Melissa ISD provides full-day Pre-K to qualifying students. Melissa ISD is committed to enhancing student learning and Kindergarten readiness.