NAS KINGSVILLE SCHOOL OPTIONS: DAY CARE - HIGH SCHOOL
By Rachel Childs
Finding the best school for your children can be one of the most challenging parts of a military move. If you've got orders for NAS Kingsville in Texas and are researching the local Kingsville school options, this article is for you.
Kingsville School Classes Are in SessionBelow, we'll talk about the local school district near NAS Kingsville, Texas enrollment requirements, the base's school liaison officer, and youth programs available at NAS Kingsville. If you have younger children, we'll go over the early childhood programs available in Texas, as well as child care facilities available right on base.
COVID-19 Guidelines for Texas SchoolsCurrent COVID guidelines and policies for Texas schools can be found on the Texas Education Agency's website. For Kingsville schools and base youth facility COVID policies, visit their websites.
Texas School EnrollmentTo enroll your child in a school in Texas, you’ll typically need to show proof of residency, the student's birth certificate, the student's last report card from their previous school, and the student's immunization record. Current immunization requirements can be found at the Texas Department of State Health Services website. For more information on Texas enrollment requirements, visit the Texas Education Agency's website.
NAS Kingsville SchoolsA great place to start your research on educational options near NAS Kingsville is the Navy MWR Kingsville's school liaison website. The NAS Kingsville school liaison officer can help you learn about local school districts, private and charter schools, and home schooling requirements in Texas. The liaison's website also has a checklist for school moves, tutor resources, special needs resources, and information on the youth sponsorship program. The youth sponsorship program pairs local students with incoming students to help ease their transition to their new school and community. Visit the NAS Kingsville school liaison website for more information on educational options for your family at your new base. There are no DoDEA schools for NAS Kingsville. Children living near base attend schools in the Kingsville Independent School District.
Kingsville Independent School District207 N. Third St. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 592-3387 The military-friendly Kingsville Independent School District welcomes students from NAS Kingsville families. The district's six schools include three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one alternative academy. Reports on school demographics, student performance, class sizes, and budgets for each Kingsville ISD school are available online. For more information on Kingsville ISD, including enrollment information, school calendars, and military family resources, visit the district's website. The following Kingsville schools are found within the Kingsville ISD. Click on the school names for more information on each school.
Kingsville Elementary Schools
A.D. Harvey Elementary School1301 E. Kenedy Ave. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 592-4327 or 1 (361) 592-5246
J.R. Perez Elementary School1111 E. Ailsie Ave. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 592-8511
N.M. Harrel Elementary School925 W. Johnston Ave. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 592-9305
Kingsville Middle School
John S. Gillett Middle School1007 N. 17th St. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 595-8200
Kingsville High Schools
H.M. King Early College High School2210 S. Brahma Blvd. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 595-8600
Kingsville Alternative Schools
Pogue Options Alternative Academy605 E. Fordyce Ave. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 593-3387
Charter Schools in KingsvilleCharter schools are free, public schools of choice. Visit the Texas Education Agency's website for information on charter schools, their requirements, and additional resources.
Jubilee Academies - Kingsville201 N. 19th St. Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 516-0840
Child and Youth Services at NAS KingsvilleThe Navy MWR Kingsville website has information on base child care facilities and youth programs, the base library, and other recreational opportunities for your family. Military families who need child care should also visit MilitaryChildCare.com. This DoD website helps military families find military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. Setting up an account on this site allows you to search for and request child care based on your family's unique care needs.
Child Development Center742 Rosendahl St., Suite 101 Kingsville, TX 78363
Phone: 1 (361) 516-6176 The NAS Kingsville CDC offers full-day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old.
Teen ProgramThe Teen Program offers monthly outings for youth 13 to 18 years old.
Texas Early Childhood ProgramsIn Texas, eligible 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds can apply to attend free early education programs in the state. To be eligible, children must meet at least one of these requirements:
- The child is unable to speak and comprehend the English language.
- The child is educationally disadvantaged.
- The child is homeless.
- The child's parent is an active-duty military member or is a member of the armed forces who was injured or killed while serving on active duty.
- The child is or has been in foster care.
- The child's parent is eligible for the Star of Texas Award (a peace officer, a firefighter, or an emergency medical first responder).
Class Dismissed!Researching schools at a new duty station is no small task. We hope this article has helped you "study up" on your options. If you have more questions, reach out to the NAS Kingsville school liaison officer.
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