All students registering for the first time in the BISD must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (with guardianship papers) and present a certified copy of birth certificate, current immunization record, Social Security card and proof of residence at a time of registration.
(4 years old)
To be eligible for pre-kindergarten (full-day program), children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1. This program is located at Hampton-Moreno-Dugat Early Childhood Center, 2000 S. Mussett St. Students may be registered by their parent or guardian from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5. Special admission procedures for these children involve proof of family income, English language ability or military dependent.
To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Students may be registered by their parent or guardian from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 20-24 at HMD. Before students can register, parents must present a certified birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and proof of residence.
Children must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 to be eligible for enrollment in the first grade. If a child is now attending BISD kindergarten, enrollment cards will be sent home to parents on Friday, April 17. Parents or guardians must take the enrollment card to the school of their choice to register their child for the first grade during the week of April 20-24. All students, whether enrolled at HMD or another school in Beeville, who wish to enroll in first grade at a BISD campus will enroll during the week of April 20-24. First grade registration begins at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 20, and runs through Friday, April 24. No registrations will be accepted before that time. Schools which will house first grade next year are R.A. Hall, FMC and Thomas Jefferson Elementary. First-grade enrollments at the school of choice will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as long as space is available. If a student has attended a private kindergarten or has never attended school, parents or guardians must go to the school of their choice to register the child and must bring a certified copy of birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and proof of residence.
Elementary grades 2-5
Enrollment cards will be sent home with the fifth six weeks report cards on Friday, April 17, to all BISD students now enrolled in grades 1-4. The enrollment card should be sent back to school with the child by Friday, April 24. Students who are not currently enrolled at TJES, R.A. Hall or FMC and wish to register for grades 2-5 in one of those schools may do so during the week of April 20-24 at the campus of their choice.
Requests for transfers from one elementary school to another must be made at this time. Parents will be sent a letter with the fifth six weeks report cards on Friday, April 17, explaining the complete enrollment process with enrollment cards. Parents should note that if a request is being made to transfer a child from one elementary school to another, a Transfer Request Card must be picked up from and returned to the principal’s office of the child’s current campus. No returned transfer request card will be accepted before 8 a.m. Monday, April 20.
Fifth-grade students who will be entering middle school will meet with Moreno Middle School counselors for scheduling. For any additional information, contact your child’s campus principal.
Students must have proof of immunizations at the time of enrollment unless the student already has a health record on file in a BISD school.
•Polio (IPV): Four doses of polio vaccine one of which must have been received on or after the fourth birthday; however, three doses meet the requirement if the third dose was given on or after the fourth birthday.
•Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTaP/DTP/DT/Tdap/Td): Five doses of a DTP containing vaccine, one of which must have been received on or after the fourth birthday; however, four doses meet the requirement if the fourth dose was given on or after the fourth birthday.
Students 7 years or older: (Tdap/TD/DTP/DtaP or any combination of these). Three doses, including one dose on or after the fourth birthday.
•Booster dose of Tdap: All students entering seventh grade will be required to have one dose of Tdap vaccine. Students in the seventh grade will be required to have a booster dose of Tdap only if it has been five years since their last dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine. Students in grades 8-12 are required to have a booster dose of Tdap if it has been 10 years since their previous dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine. Td is acceptable in lieu of Tdap if a contraindication to pertussis exists.
•Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR): Two doses of a measles-containing vaccine with the first dose on or after the first birthday; two doses required for entry into kindergarten.
•Varicella: First dose on or after first birthday. Two doses required for entry into kindergarten and seventh grade. Chickenpox illness meets this requirement with written documentation by parent/guardian.
•Hepatitis A: First dose on or after first birthday. Two doses required for entry into kindergarten.
•Hepatitis B: Three doses.
•Meningococcal: One dose required for entry into seventh grade.
Additionally, preschool age students are required to have:
•Hib: One dose required after 15 months and before age 5 unless a primary series and booster was completed prior to or at 15 months of age.
•Hepatitis A: Two doses are required for students in preschool.
•Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7): One dose required after 15 months and before age 5 unless a primary series and booster was completed prior to or at 15 months of age.