YES Prep Public Schools

Pre-K at YES

Pre-K Enrollment Update

Prepare your little ones for a lifetime of success at YES Prep's College Ready Pre-K program! Our commitment to academic excellence starts with the tiniest members of the YES Prep family, as we introduce the transformative experience of learning to PK4 students. Mark your calendars for the YES Prep Pre-K lottery on Friday, April 5, 2024, a pivotal moment that could set your child on a path to educational greatness. Applying families will receive a critical update from YES Prep on Friday, February 23, offering insights into upcoming qualifying events that will help shape your child's educational journey. For any queries, our dedicated team is here to assist you at Enroll your child today and watch them blossom into the leaders of tomorrow!

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How to qualify for pre-K 

YES Prep offers a full day, high quality, pre-K program. All interested families are encouraged to submit an application into our lottery system via SchoolMint.  In order to be considered, ALL applicants must be 4 years of age by or before September 1st of the applying school year. Your child must also meet one eligibility requirements as determined by the Texas Education Agency:


Documentation Needed (Only 1 Required):

  • Most recent consecutive paycheck stubs (paid weekly or biweekly within 30 days of providing income documentation) 
  • Letter from Employer stating Gross Wages Paid and how Often paid (paid in cash)
  • Unemployment or Worker's Comp
  • Disability Payment Stub
  • Medicaid free or reduced documentation
  • Current 2024 year SNAP or TANF approval letter (MUST have child's name listed)
  • Current tax return, if self-employed
  • Current school documentation for Head Start for PK3 or early childhood learning


Native language other than English

  • Original Home Language Survey (campus will request, or if your child is starting school for the first time, you will complete in during the registration process) 
  • Assessment results (as completed for your school or will be requested from your previous school)


No documentation is needed as this information will be collected during registration. 


  • DFPS and Child Protective Services verification letter

Child of active duty member of U.S. Military branch or reserves or a child of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including state military forces or reserves, or the child of someone who was injured or killed while serving on active duty please note the parent/guardian must be an active duty member 

  • Department of Defense Identification
  • Notarized letter from the military
  • For children of service members who died or were killed (copy of the service member death certificate)

Importance of pre-K

With the addition of pre-K, YES Prep will begin to nurture and foster the minds of our youngest students yet, by providing a high-quality full-day pre-K program! Research shows that children who attend early childhood programs can be expected to:

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  • Be better prepared for school
  • Have better attendance
  • Have fewer behavior problems
  • Have increased chances of learning to reading at an earlier age 
  • Develop important social and self-regulation skills
  • Have the foundation for brain development and future learning

Children who attend pre -K are ready to learn and become successful confident learners! YES Prep provides a wide variety of learning experiences that will lead students to success in their academic journey to and beyond college. YES Prep provides a wide variety of learning experiences that will lead students to success in their academic journey to and beyond college.

YES Prep Elementary Virtual Tour!

Click on the video for an overview of our elementary classroom and how students who enroll in YES Prep join a family-oriented culture and have access to a quality education that incorporates strong supports for the whole child from elementary to secondary!


YES Prep Elementary Schools

YES Prep will open 10 new elementary schools over the next five years to provide the same quality education to families with younger children. Visit our Elementary Schools page to learn more about our history, upcoming events, and more!

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