Registration Information

Pre-Registration Event for the 2016-17 School Year

Head Start Program Pre-Registration Event
Date: March 29 Time: 1PM-6PM
Date: March 30-31 Time: 7:30AM-3PM
Location: Greer Annex, 510 W. Heard Street, McKinney, TX 75069
Registration Applications: Applications for Head Start will be made available only during the pre-registration event. After the pre-registration event, applications will be available for pick up in the Head Start office located at Lawson.

Pre-K Program Pre-Registration Event
Date: May 9-12 Time: 8AM-2PM
Date: May 11-12 Time: 8AM-2PM and 4PM-7PM
Location: Lawson Early Childhood School, 500 Dowell Street, McKinney, TX 75071
Registration Applications: Applications for our Pre-K program can be picked up at Lawson.

What to Bring: 

  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s social security card
  • Proof of residency (This month’s water, natural gas, electric bill, lease/rent agreement or closing paperwork with signatures)
  • Child’s most up-to-date immunization record
  • Proof of income for the last 1 1/2 months (between 4 to 6 pay stubs) or if self employed W-2, 1040 and/or 1099 tax return for the previous year

If applicable:

  • Withdrawal documentation from previous school district
  • Custody, guardianship or foster care paperwork

We are not able to accept incomplete applications.

Who Qualifies?

Is your child between the ages of 3 and 5?  They may qualify to attend preschool at Lawson.

At Lawson we offer several different programs. PreK is a half day program for 4 year olds and Head Start is a full day program for 3 and 4 year olds.  We also offer a Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities for preschool aged students with an identified disability. Each program has a different qualifying criteria.

Pre-K Enrollment Qualifications:

Child must be 4 years old By September 1st, 2016

Students may qualify if:

  • Income falls within guidelines
  • Child has been identified with a disability
  • Family is homeless
  • Child is in foster care
  • Child is a non-English or limited English
  • Parent is on active military duty

For more information about qualifying please call Lawson at 469-302-2400.

Pre-K Supply List (coming soon)
Lista de útiles para Pre-K (coming soon)

Head Start Enrollment Qualifications:

Head Start: Child must be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1st, 2016

Students may qualify if:

  • Income falls within guidelines
  • Child has been identified with a disability
  • Family is homeless
  • Child is in foster care

For more information about qualifying  for Head Start please call Lawson at 469-302-2414.

How to Apply for Pre-K

To apply for PreK please download and complete the PreK registration application. Registration applications can also be picked up at Lawson beginning on May 2nd. We will be accepting applications for PreK beginning on May 9, 2016.

For PreK specific question please contact our PreK registrar at 469-302-2400.

PreK Registration Application (English) (coming soon)
PreK Registration Application (Spanish) (coming soon)

How to Apply for Head Start

To apply for the Head Start program after the March pre-registration event please visit the Head Start office to pick up an application.  The Head Start Office is open Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 4 pm.

For Head Start specific application questions please contact the Head Start office directly at 469-302-2414 or 469-302-2415.

How to Apply for Early Head Start

For questions about the Early Head Start program please contact the Early Head Start office directly at 469-302-2432 or 469-302-2433.

How to Apply for PPCD

PPCD is a Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities. If you suspect your 3-5 year old has a disability please contact our Preschool Evaluation Team (PET) to have your child screened.  Our PET office secretary, Ms. Gaby Hayashi, will be happy to answer question you may have and help you make an appointment.  Please call 469-302-2469.