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Frequently Asked Questions

The first day of school for the 2016-2017 school year is Monday, August 22nd.

How do I know which school my child should attend?
School attendance zones are determined by your physical address.  To determine which school your child will attend review our district attendance zone maps.

Where, when, and how do I register my child for school?
Registration dates and times are posted on the district website under Registration Information.  In order to register your child you will need to provide certain legal documents.  Please read our Enrollment Checklist for information on these items.

What are the immunization requirements for student registration?
Immunization requirements are posted on the Health Services web site.  Click here to view Immunization Information.

What supplies will I need to purchase?
Each school provides a school supply list which may be found on our School Supply List page.  Copies of these supply lists have also been provided to local retailers for your convenience.

How do I find out about bus transportation routes and schedules?
You may visit the Transportation website for general information.  Additionally, you may use the online Infofinder-I tool to lookup your address.  NOTE: Your address will not be available in Infofinder-I until your child's record has been downloaded into our Transportation system.

What age do children enter Kindergarten?
A student is eligible for kindergarten if they are five-years-old on or before September 1, 2015.

Does Tomball ISD offer a Pre-Kindergarten program?
Yes.  Tomball ISD offers a PK program for eligible four-year-old students.  For more information on our PK program, please visit the Pre-Kindergarten website.

Where can I find school start and end times?
Start and end times have been posted on the School Hours page.

What is your visitors' policy?
Parents are welcomed and encouraged to visit their child’s campus, or have lunch on campus with their child, or volunteer at any time. Check with your specific teacher and campus for more information about visiting. District-wide, Tomball ISD is proud to provide the most innovative security system for our students and staff through V•soft. V•soft is a web-based software application that has been developed with the purpose of aiding educational facilities in tracking their visitors, students and faculty. Tomball ISD’s visitors’ policy requires all parents to stop in the office before proceeding through the campus. Parents should check into the main reception area, present a valid drivers license to the receptionist at every visit, and wait for the official visitors badge to print. Badges must be worn by all visitors and volunteers at all times.

How do I find out about the school lunch program and meal prepay accounts?
Visit our Child Nutrition website for information about our school lunch program.  Representatives from Child Nutrition will be available during Parent Nights to answer specific questions about the school lunch program.  In addition, parents may check cafeteria accounts, meal activity, and add money directly through an extension to our Cafeteria Management Software using School Cafe.