Tool Elementary School (Tool, TX ). TES offers a Pre-K class for four year olds. The curriculum is aligned with the Kindergarten TEKS and includes academic, listening, social interaction, and communication skills. This curriculum gives each student the tools to be ready academically, physically, and mentally for kindergarten. The students learn by exploring and manipulating activities with a focus on motor skills. The beginning stages of stations are set up for technology, hands-on, and group interaction. Breakfast and lunch times provide a family setting so the teacher can provide guidance on nutrition and fine motor skills. In 2013, the Pre-K program received the Texas Pre-K Center of Excellence award.