Tuition-Based Pre-Kinder (Full-Day)

Comal ISD Tuition-Based Pre-Kindergarten Full Day Program at Specht and Timberwood Park Elementary 

For more information, please contact Leslie Durst or Aida Klepinger at (830) 221-2019. 

Already a Tuition-Based PreK Student/Parent? Submit your monthly tuition payment here!
Below you will find Frequently Asked Questions regarding our Tuition-Based Pre-Kinder Program. Click on the drop down arrow to expand each answer.


To be eligible for enrollment in the state-mandated, half-day, Pre-K program, a child must be four years of age on or before September 1st of the current school year, use the restroom independently, live in the district, and must:

  • Be unable to speak and/or comprehend the English language: or
  • Be educationally disadvantaged (Qualify for free/reduced lunch); or
  • Be homeless, as defined by 43 U.S.C. Section 11302; or
  • Be the child of an active duty member of the armed forces of the United States; or
  • Be the child of a member of the armed forces of the United States who was injured or killed while serving on active duty; or
  • Currently or ever have been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family Protective Services following an adversary hearing under Family Code 262.201
Yes, they will become eligible under the tuition-based prekindergarten program. Children who are four years old on or before September 1st of the current school year are eligible to attend tuition-based prekindergarten at Timberwood Park Elementary or Specht Elementary. Children eligible for state-mandated PreK can also enroll for the full day program at a reduced rate. (See tuition table below, must submit proof of eligibility)
  • Certified teachers in every classroom specifically trained to work with young children
  • Curriculum directly aligned to the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines
  • Focused on developing children academically, physically, and socially
  • Child-centered, hands-on learning
  • Full school day programming from 7:40 am - 3:05 pm
Transportation services will NOT be available for tuition supported students unless an older sibling already attends the campus where tuition-based PreK is offered. After school care is also not available for PreK students.
*Completed applications with required documentation and payment made to Comal ISD must be submitted to the contact information provided below. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis and registration will be deemed complete when payment is received. All others will be placed on a waiting list pending space, and a minimum number of children (17) are required for each class to launch. Classes are capped at 22 students.
Tuition Rate 
(Yearly Rate Divided Into 10 Equal Monthly Payments)
Tuition Based PK Monthly Rate *$635/month
Comal ISD Employee Discount *$450/month
Military Discount OR
State-Mandated PreK Qualifying Student
Deposit of one month's payment is due with application and is considered the 10th payment

Payments are due on the 1st of the month from September - May

*Tuition may be subject to change. 

  • Official Birth Certificate
  • Photo Identification of parent/guardian enrolling student. Acceptable forms of ID include: Driver's License, Passport, DPS Issued ID Card, or Military ID.
  • Childs Social Security number
  • Current immunization record signed by physician
  • 1 Proof of Residency in Comal ISD such as current electric bill or copy of lease. Please note that the proof must be dated within 30 days of start of school.
  • For reduced tuition rate, proof of eligibility must be presented, including Military ID, proof of income, or language-based Pre-IPT test results