MISD Pre-K and Head Start pre-registration are just around the corner! The Head Start online application for new students opened on March 4th, and online applications for Pre-Kindergarten take place from April 1 – June 7. Learn more


MISD Employee Childcare

Child Guidance Partnership with Preschool

The MISD Department of Childcare Programs proudly offers employee childcare for children or grandchildren of current MISD employees. Programs are tuition based and are provided on all school days and required teacher/staff workdays. We provide all day care for ages 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten age. Children are placed into groups based on their age on September 1st.

Academy Week

Academy Week is a child care option for MISD employees. Academy Week will be held at Minshew Elementary from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. August 1–8 (6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on August 3) and is for incoming Kindergarten – incoming 5th grade students. Registration is required and availability is limited so register today to secure a spot for your child/children. For additional Academy Week details and daily activities, click on the link below. If you need to speak with someone from the Childcare Programs office, contact Lorie Harvey at [email protected].

Infant and Toddler Childcare at Lawson

McKinney ISD offers childcare from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ages 6 weeks – 17 months at our Lawson Early Childhood School.

MISD Employee Preschool

McKinney ISD offers employee preschool programs at McKinney High School, McKinney Boyd High School, and McKinney North High School. In addition, a preschool experience is also available from 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for children 2 years – prekindergarten (children who are younger than 5 years on Sept. 1).

McKinney High Preschool will offer preschool for children 18 – 23 months at their campus.

All preschools are under the direction of a certified teacher and a highly trained staff. The centers are licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and are inspected regularly.

MISD employee preschools are available to MISD staff families. Please contact Jennifer Harris by phone at 469-302-2300 or by email here, for additional information regarding the registration and rates.

MISD Childcare Program Registration

Employee Preschool Resources

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