First Grade Eligibility

  • A child entering 1st grade must be 6 (six) years old on or before September 1 of the school year a parent is wishing to enroll them in.  Exceptions exist for underage students that meet the requirements of the Interstate Compact for Military Students (ICMS) or any student who has completed public school kindergarten or been enrolled in 1st grade in a public school in another state prior to enrolling in Texas.  The ICMS requires acceptable documentation to show the student is a dependent of a current military member and documentation of either current year 1st-grade enrollment or kindergarten completion (promotion to 1st grade in prior-year from a public school in a compact state.