High-Quality Prekindergarten

Welcome to the High-Quality Prekindergarten program section of the TEA website. This page and those linked below will provide you robust information to support your implementation of high-quality prekindergarten practices and with your alignment with statutory requirements.

If you need additional support, please contact Tamala.Olsby@tea.texas.gov.

 

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General Information

Access general information on aiming for high quality in an early childhood program.

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HQ District Report

Access information regarding this resource designed to assist LEAs in their ongoing compliance with the high-quality PK components.

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Curriculum

This high-quality component certifies that the curriculum used in PK aligns with the Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines.

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Progress Monitoring

This high-quality component supports educators in collecting and utilizing assessment data to inform instruction.

 
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Teacher Qualifications

This high-quality component confirms that teachers of young students are well prepared to carry out their important responsibilities.

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Student-Teacher Ratio

Consistently maintained effective teacher/student ratios allow LEAs to ensure that the needs of all students are met.

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Family Engagement

Strong family engagement is central to promoting children’s development and supporting their academic achievement.

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Program Evaluation

Continuous improvement is a hallmark of a high-quality prekindergarten program.