Georgetown Independent School District accepts enrollment from all students within the district boundaries who meet age, residency, and health requirements. Below are the answers to frequently asked questions about registration and enrollment.
Students are required to attend school in the attendance zone of their primary residence. General information on GISD attendance zones is available on the GISD Attendance Zones page. If you need further assistance determining which attendance zone you live in, please contact the GISD Transportation Department at 512-943-5126.
When enrolling a student for the first time in GISD, you will need to complete the online application for enrollment.
* High school students will need transcripts showing all credits earned to assist in course placement. Otherwise, class registration may be delayed until official transcripts are received from previous schools.
During the summer: Students who move into the district during the summer may register prior to the start of school in August.
Children who live in GISD attendance zones and who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st are eligible for free, full-day kindergarten. Kindergarten enrollment is offered during the spring of the preceding year, during new student registration in August, or by appointment with the school registrar.
Children who live in GISD attendance zones who will be 4 years old on or before September 1st and meet one of the following entrance criteria are eligible to attend pre-kindergarten at no cost:
Qualify for free or reduced lunch or currently receiving SNAP(food stamps)/TANF benefits
Currently or previously in the DFPS foster-care system
Have on or both parents considered active duty military
Unable to speak or comprehend the English language