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Enrollment Criteria

Student Registration
Enrollment Criteria
2017-18 Kindergarten Registration
2017-18 Early Childhood Registration
2016-17 New Student Registration
Fall Class Schedule Pick Up

Records Necessary to Enroll 

  • Original birth certificate (or certified copy which includes a certificate number and is issued by the state), passport or other document suitable as proof of the student’s identity; see School Board Policy FD (EXHIBIT)
  • Current immunization record signed by a physician. Immunizations, per Texas requirements, must be up to date with proper documentation prior to enrollment and attending class. 
  • Proof of residency in Plano ISD (natural gas or electricity bill, original lease agreement, or approved certificate of eligibility to enroll form) 
  • Most recent report card/withdrawal slip from previous school 
  • Social Security card (if available; if not, the student will be assigned a state ID number)
  • High school transcript (if applicable) 
  • Parent’s valid driver’s license, or state identification card, or guardian information form and guardian’s driver’s license or state identification card. If parent or guardian is not a licensed driver or has not obtained a state ID card, other photo ID will be considered including, but not limited to, a passport or employment identification card.

Early Childhood Teacher and StudentEarly Childhood School Information

Plano ISD's three early childhood schools serve students 3 to 5 years of age. Students may enroll based on three criteria:

  1. Tuition-supported; and state and federal programs including
  2. Prekindergarten
  3. Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities
  4. Full Day Prekindergarten

Visit the Early Childhood Schools Web site for information and registration packets.

Kindergarten Information

Children must be five years old on or before September 1 to be admitted to kindergarten.

See also, Kindergarten Web Site

First Grade Information

In order to attend first grade in Plano ISD, a child must be six years old on or before September 1 or have been previously enrolled in the first grade of a public school in another state or have completed public school kindergarten in another state. Children who are five by September 1 may enroll in first grade through the district's kindergarten acceleration procedures. 

The child should be registered during the regular Kindergarten Roundup at his/her school. Parents must apply for kindergarten acceleration. Assessment sessions are scheduled in June. Students who move into the district in July and early August may be considered for acceleration assessment. The deadline for receiving these students is September 1. 

For further information regarding testing of underage students for first grade enrollment, contact Plano ISD's Office of Credit by Exam at 469-752-8703.