Boerne ISD is committed to meet the needs of students in the early grades. Each school has highly qualified certified teachers with a focus on developing oral language in a safe, nurturing environment.
There are many benefits to attending Pre-K through 2nd grade in BISD. Some of those benefits include:
- Provides whole child learning to meet the social and emotional needs of young learners
- Provides early literacy and mathematics instruction to build a solid academic foundation
- Promotes language and thinking skills
- Improves motor skills
- Builds communication skills
- Boosts creativity
In Boerne ISD, our kindergarten program builds the foundation for academic success!
In accordance with state law, students who are five (5) years old on or before September 1 are eligible for the kindergarten program. A child may be enrolled in the first grade if he or she is at least six (6) years of age at the beginning of the current school year or has been enrolled in the first grade, or completed kindergarten, in the public schools of another state prior to transferring to the district. (TEC 42.003(c))
All students who are at least five years of age on September 1 of the current school year shall be enrolled in the kindergarten program at the time of registration.
The following documents are required for kindergarten registration:
- Up-to-date immunization record
- Child’s social security card
- Birth certificate (state-issued)
- Parent/guardian ID
- Proof of residence (rental contract or utility bill with a valid address)
The same paperwork is required to register children after school begins or if children are transferring from a different school district
Enroll online by visiting our Enrollment Portal
STATE PLANS HB3
Under HB 3, school boards are required to adopt plans in early childhood literacy and math, as well as college, career, and military readiness. All plans are required to include:
- at least one assigned district-level administrator or employee of the regional education service center for the district’s region to coordinate implementation and submit annual report to the board on the district’s progress;
- an annual review by the board at a public meeting;
- an annual report posted on district and campus websites; and
- specific, quantifiable, annual goals for five years at each campus.
Early childhood plans are required to include:
- annual goals for aggregate student growth on 3rd grade math and reading STAAR;
- annual targets for students in each group evaluated under closing the gaps domain;
- targeted professional development for classroom teachers in kindergarten through 3rd grade for campuses that the board identifies as not meeting the plan’s goals and that considers the unique needs of students in bilingual education or special language programs.
- annual targets that may be set for students in bilingual or ESL programs.
College, career, and military readiness plans are required to include:
- annual goals for aggregate student growth on CCMR readiness indicators evaluated under the student achievement domain; and
- annual targets for students in each group evaluated under closing the gaps domain.a