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Pre-Kindergarten for 3 year olds

Del Valle ISD is excited to offer a new Pre-K program for 3 year olds starting in the 2023-2024 School Year!

This half-day program will be available at 3 locations in the district for eligible students only. Qualifications for eligibility are listed below.

If you are new to the district, please click here to create an account for enrollment.

If you want to enroll a 3 year old and already have other students at Del Valle ISD, please click here to add a new student.

Program details


  • Central Child Development Center (next to Del Valle High School)
  • South Child Development Center (next to Smith Elementary)
  • North Child Development Center (next to Hornsby-Dunlap Elementary) 

Pre-K3 is a half-day program with morning and afternoon sessions

  • The half-day Pre-K3 program is tuition-free for qualifying students (details below).
  • Paid childcare is available during the other half of the day.
  • Please note: District transportation is not available for Pre-K 3 students.

Qualifications for the state funded three-year old prekindergarten program include:

  • Students home language is not English
  • Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch
  • Students who are homeless
  • Students whose parent/guardian are an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States or were injured/killed while serving on active duty
  • Students in foster care (present or past)
  • Students who parent/guardian is eligible for the Star of Texas Award as:
  • a peace officer 
  • a firefighter 
  • an emergency medical first responder