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Registration opens April 10 for Pre-K for 3 and 4 year olds

SISD PreK Students smiling

The Socorro Independent School District proudly provides endless opportunities for young students to excel academically, including a free full-day Pre-Kindergarten program for all 4-year-olds and a half-day program for qualifying 3-year-old students that live within school district boundaries. Online Registration will open April 10, 2023, on

SISD’s early childhood programs provide engaging, hands-on learning to build a solid foundation for students to succeed in their academic journey. The curriculum includes social and emotional development, language development, technology, social studies, math, science, and physical development. In addition, new Pre-K students may apply for the Dual Language Academy.

“Socorro ISD is a fantastic school district for young children to begin their educational journey toward academic success,” said SISD Superintendent Nate Carman, Ed.D. “Our Pre-K programs enable three and four year olds to develop robust academic, social, and emotional skills that will carry them to a successful high school graduation and beyond. With highly qualified and effective teachers who provide outstanding instruction and care to our youngest students, SISD Pre-K is an optimal choice for El Paso families.”

SISD will open online registration for 3 and 4 year old Pre-Kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year on April 10 via the district website,

3-Year-Old Program

SISD offers a free districtwide half-day program for 3-year-old students who qualify based on economic, language, homeless or military requirements as established by the state. A child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2023, and must live within SISD boundaries to qualify. The 3-year-old student program is housed at the following campuses:

  • Chester Jordan Elementary
  • Col. Ben Narbuth Elementary
  • Escontrias STEAM Academy
  • H.D. Hilley Elementary
  • Helen Ball Elementary
  • Hueco Elementary
  • Loma Verde Elementary
  • Mission Ridge Elementary
  • O’Shea Keleher Elementary
  • Paso Del Norte Fine Arts Academy
  • Purple Heart Elementary
  • Robert R. Rojas Elementary
  • Sgt. Roberto Ituarte Elementary
  • Sierra Vista Elementary
  • Vista Del Sol Elementary

4-Year Old Program

SISD offers FREE, FULL DAY PRE-K for all four-year-old students, regardless of their eligibility. A child must be 4 years old by September 1, 2023 to qualify.

Pre-K Dual Language:  New, incoming 4-year-old Pre-K students (not currently enrolled in SISD Pre-K) will have the opportunity to apply for SISD’S Dual Language Academy. The academy is housed at Dr. Sue A. Shook, Myrtle Cooper, and Hueco elementary schools and Bill Sybert School.

SISD Pre-K schools for 4-year-olds:

Benito Martínez Elementary
2640 Robert Wynn St., 79936

Bill Sybert School
11530 Edgemere Blvd., 79936

Cactus Trails Elementary
14701 Ralph Seitsinger Dr., 79938

Campestre Elementary
11399 Socorro Rd., 79927

Col. Ben Narbuth Elementary
12750 Bob Hope Dr., 79928

Chester E. Jordan Elementary
13995 Jason Crandall Dr., 79938

Desert Wind School
1100 Colina de Paz Dr., 79928

Dr. Sue A. Shook Elementary
13777 Paseo del Este Blvd., 79928

Élfida P. Chávez Elementary
11720 Pebble Hills Blvd., 79936

Escontrias STEAM Academy
10400 Alameda Ave., 79927

H.D. Hilley Elementary
693 N. Rio Vista Rd., 79927

Helen Ball Elementary
1950 Firehouse Dr., 79936

Horizon Heights Elementary
13601 Ryderwood Ave., 79928

Hueco Elementary
300 Old HuecoTanks Rd., 79927

James P. Butler Elementary
14251 Ralph Seitsinger Dr., 79938

Jane A. Hambric School
3535 Nolan Richardson Dr., 79936

John Drugan School
12451 Pellicano Dr., 79928

Loma Verde Elementary
12150 Ted Houghton Dr., 79936

Lujan-Chavez Elementary
2200 Sun Country Dr. 79938

Mission Ridge Elementary
150 Nonap Rd., 79928

Myrtle Cooper Elementary
(Pre-K in Dual Language Academy only)
1515 Rebecca Ann Dr., 79936 

O’Shea Keleher Elementary
1800 Leroy Bonse Dr., 79936

Paso del Norte Fine Arts Academy
12300 Tierra Este Rd., 79938

Purple Heart Elementary
14400 GR Campuzano Dr., 79938

Robert R. Rojas Elementary
500 Bauman Rd., 79927

Sgt. Roberto Ituarte Elementary
12860 Tierra Sonora Dr., 79938

Sierra Vista Elementary
1501 Bob Hope Dr., 79936

Vista del Sol Elementary
11851 Vista del Sol Dr., 79936

SGT. Jose F. Carrasco Elementary
14900 Tierra Mirage St., 79938

Registration Process

Parents or legal guardians are asked to submit basic information via a secure online form, which will be available April 10, 2023, on Registration documents for the 3-year-old program will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, dependent on the time/day parents/guardians submit their online form. Students must meet qualifying conditions for the 3-year-old program.

The following documents will be required during registration: student birth certificate, immunization record, social security card (optional), a current utility bill, and an identification for the parent or legal guardian registering the child.  For more information on registration, visit

For more information on Pre-K for 3 or 4 year olds, visit or contact your elementary home school.


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