If you live in the Socorro Independent School District, you can now enroll your little ones in free kindergarten. The district announced that they will be offering free half-day universal pre-kindergarten for all students even if they do not meet state requirements for free pre-k.

Kids have to be four years old by September 1 and live within SISD boundaries. Full-day pre-k enrollment is based on a first-come, first-served basis. The full-day program is free for those who qualify based on economic, language, homeless or active duty military state requirements.

If your kids don't qualify for free pre-k, but you would like to enroll them in full-day you can take advantage of free half-day and tuition-based for the other half. The tuition for half-day is $181.68 per month for a 10-month school year.

You can register your child, you'll need to take these documents and your child to the district:

Birth certificate
Immunization record
Current utility bill (gas, water or electric)
Identification for the parent/guardian registering the child (driver's license, ID card, passport, military ID)
Social Security Card

SISD pre-k hub schools for next school year:
O’Shea Keleher Elementary, Myrtle Cooper Elementary, Horizon Heights Elementary, Mission Ridge Elementary, Hurshel Antwine Elementary and Chester Jordan Elementary.

Designated pre-k hubs will serve as the home campus for pre-k students for the 2016-2017 school year:
O'Shea Keleher will serve pre-k students from O’Shea Keleher, Bill Sybert, Jane Hambric, Benito Martinez, Helen Ball and Elfida P. Chavez.
Myrtle Cooper will serve pre- k students from Myrtle Cooper, John Drugan, Vista Del Sol, Sierra Vista and Loma Verde.
Horizon Heights will serve pre-k students from Horizon Heights and Dr. Sue Shook.
Mission Ridge will serve pre-k students from Mission Ridge and Desert Wind.
Hurshel Antwine will serve pre-k students from Hurshel Antwine, Paso Del Norte, Sgt. Roberto Ituarte and Purple Heart.
Chester Jordan will serve pre-k students from Chester Jordan, Lujan-Chavez and James P. Butler.

Campuses offering pre-k on site:
Campestre Elementary
Escontrias Early Childhood Center
Ernesto Serna School
H.D. Hilley Elementary School
Hueco Elementary School
Robert R. Rojas Elementary School