Student Enrollment

All Campus (New and Returning) Enrollment reopens July 22nd!

Is your child ready for Pre-K?

Your child should be able to...

  • Use the potty by themselves

  • Sort objects by color

  • Share toys and take turns

  • Say please, thank you, and excuse me

  • Say their full name

  • Dress themselves: button and unbutton clothing, use zippers

  • Follow directions easily

  • Separate from a parent/caregiver with ease

Positions for Head Start/PK are limited and will follow these guidelines:
(1) Students meeting federal guidelines will have priority placement.
(2) Students NOT meeting federal guidelines will be placed based on availability (tuition based)
*Enrollment must be correct or complete to be considered for placement.


Age Requirements

  • PK/HS students must be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2024.

  • Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2024.

The items below are REQUIRED to enroll your student in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

The parent or legal guardian must have:

  1. Birth certificate

  2. Social security card

  3. Immunization record/Affidavit

  4. Driver’s license of parent/guardian who is enrolling student/Photo ID

  5. Proof of residency in Rains County (utility bill)

  6. Final report card from the previous school year

  7. Proof of Income (for Pre-K or Head Start enrollment ONLY)

Rains ISD will request all other school records.

  1. Assessment results (STAAR, iStation, Study Island, etc.)

  2. Home Language Survey

  3. Special program documents: Special Education, Speech, Section 504, Dyslexia, Gifted & Talented

Campus Registrars:

Kristen Childers, Rains Elementary
903-473-2222 ext. 3147

Sandi McGowan, Rains Intermediate
903-473-2222 ext. 8007

Laura Bullock, Rains Junior High
903-473-2222 ext. 2122

Patti Wilson, Rains High School
903-473-2222 ext. 1404