Head Start

             Head Start

Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.

Services for children and families

  • Preschool
  • Individualized teaching
  • Degreed teachers
  • Bilingual services
  • Social services
  • Parent trainings
  • Meals and snacks
  • Disability services
  • Dental exams
  • Mental wellness
  • Health services
  • Field trips
  • Bus transportation at some facilities
  • ADA transportation at some facilities

Applications & Required Documents

Download application
in English or Spanish:

Application (English)
Application (Spanish)

Documents required with application:

  • Proof of residency (Utility bill)
  • Parent's driver's license or photo ID
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Birth certificate
  • Current immunization (shot) record
  • Income verification (paystub)

About Head Start


For four decades, Head Start has propelled children from disadvantaged backgrounds toward success and prosperity. The national program raises the bar for all students so that our future leaders will have a strong foundation built on academic achievement and healthy living. Head Start is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Click here
 to download the BCFS Education Services Head Start annual report.