do not use Pre-K at YISD

  • Pre=K student  Ysleta ISD offers free Pre-K at 15 schools open to all El Paso-area families free of cost, including those who typically don’t qualify for free pre-kindergarten programs or live outside YISD boundaries.

    Pre-K enrollment at YISD will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis, with registration taking place in April at all participating YISD campuses. Interested parents must pick up and fill out a registration packet from the school or Pre-K center of their choice. There are a limited number of slots open at each participating campus, so parents are advised to sign up their children during the enrollment window. Parents will be notified of available slot.

do not use Highlights

  • Pre K student at bus Our purpose is to provide a support system for the implementation of research-based instruction and best practices that guide children academically, socially, and emotionally.

    The program is designed to promote children’s knowledge and skills in all developmental areas— cognitive, social/emotional, physical, and aesthetic—and to establish a foundation for lifelong learning.

    The prekindergarten program reflects the belief that children are active learners. They build meaning and understanding through full participation in their learning environments. This child-centered program combines high expectations for each child with respect for individual development.

    Pre K student with computer

    Learning Centers

    Prekindergarten uses the center approach to learning. Centers are areas with educational materials that provide opportunities for different types of learning during Work Time.

    Learning Centers are pre-planned by the teacher to support the skills that are previously taught. A writing component is embedded within each center.

  • At the Reading and Writing Centers children learn: 

    • to respect and care for books
    • to imagine events and situations
    • storytelling and dictate stories
    • and interest in words and books
    • sequencing of pictures
    • the sequence of a story
    • left-to-right progression
    • the interpretation of pictures and details of pictures
  • In the Art Center children learn: 

    • creativeness through planning, designing, and constructing an idea
    • a satisfactory way of expressing ideas, impressions, and feelings
    • experimentation with color, shapes, sizes, various textures, and configurations
    • eye-hand coordination and better fine muscle control for later writing skills
    • respect for the artistic expressions of others
    • to develop their visual and tactile skills
  • In the Housekeeping/Dramatic Play Center children: 

    • have the opportunity to develop self-confidence through role-playing
    • can act out familiar situations, assume family roles, and work out problems and concerns
    • develop muscle coordination, oral language skills, and math readiness
  • In the Construction/Block Center children: 

    • develop eye-hand coordination
    • explore spatial relationships
    • compare sizes and shapes
    • develop large and small muscle coordination
    • learn how to work and plan together
    • become aware of organizing and measuring
    • become aware of problem-solving technique
  • In the Math Center children learn:

    • to recognize, describe, and name shapes
    • to recognize patterns and relationships among objects
    • to classify objects and explain how the grouping was done
    • one-to-one correspondence
    • how to make comparisons and to see relationships of concrete objects
    • the use of manipulatives
    • naming and identifying numbers
  • In the Computer Center children learn: 

    • to develop eye-hand coordination
    • to develop language
    • to learn cooperation
    • to practice listening carefully to directions
    • to solve problems

do not use Universal Pre-K Campuses

School Directory
  • EC, Pre K-6th
  • Pre K Center
  • Pre K-5th
  • Pre K-6th

Constance Hulbert Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-6900
7755 Franklin Dr.
El Paso , TX 79915

East Point Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-4500
2400 Zanzibar St.
El Paso , TX 79925

Eastwood Heights Elementary

EC, Pre K-6th
915 434-4600
10530 Janway Dr.
El Paso, TX 79925

Edgemere Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-4700
10300 Edgemere Blvd
El Paso , TX 79925

Glen Cove Elementary

EC, Pre K-6th
915 434-5500
10955 Sam Snead Dr.
El Paso, TX 79936

LeBarron Park Elementary

Pre K-5th
915 434-3500
920 Burgundy
El Paso, TX 79907

Loma Terrace Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-2600
8200 Ryland Ct.
El Paso , TX 79907

Parkland Pre-K

Pre K Center
915 435-7800
10080 Chick-a-Dee
El Paso, TX 79924

Pasodale Elementary

Pre K-5th
915 434-8500
8253 McElroy Ave.
El Paso , TX 79907

Pebble Hills Elementary

Pre K-5th
915 434-5600
11145 Edgemere Blvd
El Paso , TX 79936

Sageland Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-2900
7901 Santa Monica Ct
El Paso, TX 79915

Scotsdale Elementary

EC, Pre K-6th
915 434-4800
2901 McRae Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925

Tierra del Sol Elementary

Pre K-6th
915 434-5800
1832 Tommy Aaron Dr.
El Paso , TX 79936

Vista Hills Elementary School

Pre K-6th
915 434-5700
10801 La Subida Dr.
El Paso, TX 79935

Ysleta Pre K

Pre K Center
915 434-9500
7940 Craddock
El Paso, TX 79915
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