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Pre-K registration announced
SHEPHERD -- Shepherd Primary School will have Pre-Kindergarten Registration Day on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. and from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Pre-Kindergarten Registration Day is the day that all children who will be 4 years old before Sept. 1, 2013, and who meets one of the following requirements, can register for pre-kindergarten for the 2013-2014 school year. All pre-kindergarten students must be 4 years of age before Sept. 1, 2013 and meet one of the following guidelines to qualify for enrollment in Shepherd's pre-kindergarten program: 1. Child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language. 2. Child qualifies to participate in the National School Lunch Program. (Must meet income requirements: (a) Food Stamp Number; (b) TANF Number; (c) SNAP Number. Must have official form required for a, b or c); or, two most recent check stubs. 3. Child is homeless. 4. Military: Must show proof of valid Military I.D. Card, and meet one of the following requirements: (a) Child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserved component of the armed forces, who is ordered to active duty by proper authority. (b) Child of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces of a reserved component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty. 5. Child has ever been in the conservatorship (foster care) of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) following an adversary hearing. 6. Child of an active Shepherd ISD employee. Beginning 2012-2013 school year, Shepherd Primary school will be offering tuition based PK for students who do not qualify based on the above criteria. The cost is $2,000. Tuition is due upon student registration. For more information please call 628-3302.