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Pre Kindergarten 
To participate in the Pre-K Program:
Children must be four years of age by September 1st.  If they are 5 on or before September 1st they cannot attend preschool.  They must live within the
Argyle ISD boundaries
State-Funded Pre-K Tuition -Based Pre-K
HOURS: 7:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. HOURS: 7:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Students must meet at least one of the following qualifications:
Documentation required for qualification. Language testing at the campus for those seeking qualification for Language.

  • Language Be unable to speak and comprehend the English language
  • Educationally disadvantaged, a student eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program based on total household income and family size.
  • Military  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 is 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
  • Foster Care 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
  • Homeless, as defined by 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 1143a    
  • Star of Texas eligible: Be the child of a person eligible for the Star Texas Award as: a peace officer under Section 3106.002, Government Code; a firefighter under Section 3106.003, Government Code; or an emergency medical first responder under Section 3106.004 ​           
If you do not meet the qualifications for the state-funded Pre-K program then the tuition-based program may be the option for you.

A limited number of tuition-based spots will be available. 

Spaces will be available by a tuition-based lottery. Online Tuition Lottery sign-up will take place  March 1 to April 15.
The lottery drawing will take place in August. Exact date TBA.

Cost:  None.   State-Funded Pre-Kindergarten is free to those who meet the qualifications stated above.

Cost: Monthly tuition costs for Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten is $550.00.  A non-refundable registration fee of $50.00 is assessed at the time of registration. 




Hilltop Pre-K Lottery registration for the 2021-2022 school year will take place March 1 through April 15.  Lottery drawing will take place in August.  Exact date TBA.

Hilltop Elementary Students: Please contact Trista Wickstrum at 940-464-0564, ext 5005 or

Argyle West Elementary Students: Please contact Sue Tapp 940-246-4007, ext. 7008 or