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Malakoff ISD to Offer All Day Pre-K


Malakoff ISD will offer a free all-day Pre-K program for the 2019-2020 school year. Students qualifying for tuition-free prekindergarten must be four years of age by September 1, and meet one of the following criterias:

  • Unable to speak and comprehend the English language, or
  • Educationally disadvantaged (which means a student is eligible to participate in the national free or reduced-price lunch program), or
  • Homeless, or
  • Dependent of one who is currently in active military service, was injured as a result of active military service, or is the survivor of one killed in active military services, or
  • Child who currently or has ever been in the foster care system, or
  • Child of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award as; a peace officer, a firefighter, or an emergency medical first responder

Documents Needed for Pre-K Registration

  • Proof of Residence; original and current utility bill (water, gas, electric, cable bill; not a telephone bill) in parent/guardian’s name
  • If the parent/guardian lives with a district resident (host family), a notarized affidavit of residence form (yellow form) must be provided 
  • Valid parent/guardian identification; state driver's license, Texas ID, passport with current address, military or government issued ID or consular card
  • Proof of Student Identification; original or certified true copy of birth certificate (not hospital certificate), valid passport with visa stamp, or any legal document that established identity
  • Student’s social security card
  • Student’s current and up-to-date immunization record
  • For Pre-K educationally disadvantaged eligibility: TANF/SNAP eligibility letter, valid Medicaid card or most recent pay stub for all individuals in the household

Parents may register their students beginning July 15th at either Malakoff Elementary, 310 N. Terry, Malakoff and Tool Elementary, 1201 S. Tool Dr., Tool, Texas.

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Lone Finalist

Monday night the School Board voted Mr. Don Layton as the Lone Finalist for the Superintendent position. There is a mandatory 21 day waiting period before Mr. Layton can be officially made Superintendent. The Board will vote to make it official on or before the next Board meeting on May 20th.

Mr. Layton graduated from Woden High School in 1983 and later graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University. He earned a Master's degree from Sam Houston State University. Mr. Layton served four years as the Assistant Principal at Boerne High School and was the High School Principal at Martin's Mill for three years. He coached basketball and taught for eighteen years at Crockett, Temple, Ballinger, and Slocum. Prior to his time in education, he served in the US Army for eight years with tours in Germany and Iraq.

If not at work, he loves spending time with his family, his dogs, and fishing. Mr. Layton stated he was excited about the opportunity to work for and serve Malakoff ISD.

It's a great day to be a TIGER!


ESEA Nationa Distinguished School Award

Mrs. Jones-4th grade, Mr.Snyder-PE/GT, Mrs. Calhoun-Principal, Mrs. Norris-Assistant Superintendent

Tool Elementary, Malakoff ISD, traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to recieve the National ESEA Distinguished School award. Tool Elementary was chosen by the Texas Education Agency to represent the STATE OF TEXAS!  In 2016, Tool Elementary recieved the National Blue Ribbon School award.

National ESEA Distinguished School Seal

Blue Ribbon Seal

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Contact Information

Tool Elementary School
1201 S Tool Drive
Tool, Texas 75143
Phone: 903.432.2637
Fax: 903.432.3666