~ Head Start

Head Start is a comprehensive, family-focused program that prepars children both academically and socially for a smooth transition into kindergarten supported by federal and state funds.

Head Start offers children ages 3-5 years
with the following services:

  • 4 ½ or 5 hour instructional day
  • Extended hours available for working families
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Staff certified in Infant and Child First Aid
  • Individualized learning activities
  • Educational screenings
  • Health screenings and follow up
  • Parent workshops and support services
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Registered nurse on duty
  • Enroll children with disabilities
  • A smooth transition form pre-kindergarten to kindergarten
  • Use a curriculum that will help your child grow academically and socially
  • Small class sizes

"One Window of Opportunity" Video

Please take a few minutes to view the animated video below:  "One Window of Opportunity", which captures a child's perspective on the vast possibilities Head Start offers America's young children. This animated video spotlights the critical "window of opportunity" during the first five years of a child's life, when essential cognitive, social, and emotional development occurs.





For additional information on the National Head Start's
"Keep The Window Open Project", click on this link: http://www.nhsa.org/keep_the_window_open









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