Gill Children’s Services provides last resort funding for Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, physical, social, psychological, or educational needs have not been met by other community resources.

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Apply for Summer School

Gill Children’s Services may help cover the cost of summer school tuition for your child. Please read this page carefully before applying.


You may apply for financial assistance for summer school if your child:

  1. is 0-18 years of age
  2. is a resident of Tarrant County
  3. is in middle or high school
  4. has good citizenship and attendance
  5. has failed to gain the skills necessary to advance to the next grade
  6. has not received summer school assistance from Gill Children's Services in the past
  7. is not eligible for any other assistance program

Application Instructions

You may apply online or in person.


Parents are encouraged to apply online. In order to submit your application online, you must attach income verification and your child's referral form. Your online application must be submitted by your district's deadline.

  • Referral Form (filled out by school staff member)
  • Income verification (paycheck stub, tax documents, letter from employer, etc.)

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If needed, you may submit your documents in-person at our office. The following documents need to be completed and submitted together by your district's deadline:

You may hand-deliver your completed documents to the Gill office:

Gill Children's Services
555 Hemphill Street, Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm

Deadline to Apply

Birdville ISD May 28, 2024 12:00PM
Burleson ISD May 21, 2024 12:00PM
Carroll ISD May 31, 2024 12:00PM
Crowley ISD May 30, 2024 12:00PM
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD May 31, 2024 12:00PM
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD May 29, 2024 12:00PM
HEB ISD June 5, 2024 12:00PM
Keller ISD May 28, 2024 12:00PM
Kennedale ISD June 4, 2024 12:00PM
Mansfield ISD May 17, 2024 12:00PM
Northwest ISD June 4, 2024 12:00PM
White Settlement ISD TBD

Aledo, Arlington, Azle, Castleberry, Everman, Fort Worth, and Lake Worth ISDs have confirmed that they will not charge for credit recovery.

It takes up to five days to review an application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Approval or Denial

You will receive a letter via email when your child's request for summer school tuition was approved or declined If approved, you must provide the approval letter to your school district when you register your child for summer school. Without the approval letter, the district may charge you for the cost of tuition. If your district is registering for summer school online, please direct any registration questions to your district. Gill may only cover a portion of the tuition needed. The tuition approval limit for 2024 is two half-credits per student. Be prepared to pay your guardian contribution when you register for summer school.


Gill is not responsible for the expense of any particular service or item unless we have specifically pre-approved payment for that service or item, for a specific date, after agreement with the provider/vendor to a specific discounted amount.