Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Schools for Early Learning Enroll All Eligible 4-Year-Olds

Spring Branch ISD offers a full-day educational program for children who reside in the district and will be 4-years-old on or before Sept. 1, 2016. This full-day program with certified teachers and a teacher assistant in each classroom is believed to be one of the first of its kind offered by an urban public school district in Texas. This program has served district children for 16 years.

SBISD’s highly rated prekindergarten program operates five Schools for Early Learning designed especially for young children, as well as several neighborhood campus programs.

The Schools for Early Learning include:
  • The Bear Blvd. School, 8860 Westview, 713-251-7900
  • The Lion Lane School, 2210 Ridgecrest, 713-251-6100
  • The Panda Path School, 8575 Pitner, 713-251-8000
  • The Tiger Trail School, 10404 Tiger Trail, 713-251-8100
  • The Wildcat Way School, 12754 Kimberley, 713-251-8200

Spring Branch ISD new student registration will be held on these dates and times:
  • Monday-Thursday, Aug. 8-11, 8 a.m. until noon and 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday, Aug. 15-18, 8 a.m. until noon and 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 22, First Day of School, after 1 p.m. only
Parents wishing to secure a specific time to register at a prekindergarten center may pick up an appointment ticket at the school during the first two weeks of August. A first-day Orientation Program for students and their parents or guardians will be held at all neighborhood Schools of Early Learning from 8:15-11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22. The first full day of classes for PreK students is Tuesday, Aug. 23. An Open House is planned at these schools on Thursday, Oct. 6.

School hours are 8:15 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. weekdays. Prekindergarten classes are held at some elementary schools. Please check the Early Childhood site at www.springbranchisd.com for more information on this enrollment option.

Students who meet certain eligibility guidelines attend tuition free. For others, tuition is $595 a month for nine months with a nonrefundable registration fee of $50. Tuition scholarships are available through application.

Sharee Cantrell directs the PreK education program in SBISD. For additional details, please call 713-251-6100 or visit the website at www.springbranchisd.com, then follow the page links to the Early Childhood titled pages.

SBISD Media Contact: Steve Brunsman, 713-251-2465


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