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.

Now accepting applications for 3 and 4 year olds in Guadalupe, Comal, Wilson, Kendall and Karnes counties. (Only accepting 4-year-olds in Atascosa County including Pleasanton, Charlotte, Poteet and Jourdanton)

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

Early Registration Dates

Visit with Head Start staff in-person to ask questions and apply on an early registration day. If you cannot attend an early registration day, you may still submit an application so call for details. 

Comal & Guadalupe Counties

Marion ISD: 
Norma Krueger Elementary - March 28th, 9 to 11 AM
Seguin ISD: 
Ball Early Childhood Center
April 20, 8 AM to 3 PM
April 21 and 22, 8 AM to 3 PM
April 23, Noon to 7 PM
Lone Star Elementary – April 13th, 4 to 6 PM
Klein Road Elementary – April 14th, 4 to 6 PM
County Line Elementary – April 15th, 4 to 6 PM

Atascosa, Wilson, Karnes Counties

Pleasanton ISD
Pleasanton Primary:
May 11th, 9 AM to noon, 1 PM to 3 PM, and 4 PM to 5:40 PM
May 12th, 9 AM to noon, 1 PM to 3 PM, and 4 PM to 5:40 PM
Floresville ISD: Floresville Administration Building – April 8th, 1 to 7 PM
Stockdale: Stockdale Elementary – April 28th, 3:30 to 5 PM
Kenedy ISD: Kenedy Elementary - May 5th, 9 to 11 AM and 1 to 3 PM
Karnes City:
Karnes City Head Start Center - May 12th, 2:45 PM to 6 PM
Poteet ISD
Poteet Elementary School
April 29th - 30th, 9 AM to 2 PM

Jourdanton ISD:
Jourdanton Elementary School
April 6th
May 6th, 7:30 AM to 4 PM
Charlotte ISD
Charlotte Elementary School - May 8th - 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Kendall County

Comfort ISD:
Comfort Elementary - April 12th, May 17th, June 7th, 1 PM to 3 PM


Required Documents

When you submit your application, you'll also be required to present the following information:

  • 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)


Download the application below in either English or Spanish:

Application (English)
Application (Spanish)


To apply call the location nearest you, or visit one of the Head Start offices below. Applications are also available to download below.

1005 5th Street
Floresville, TX 78114
Open Monday through Friday
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

1025 East Main St.
Karnes City, TX 78118
Open Tuesday and Thursday only
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

216 W. Highland Dr.
Boerne, TX 78006

Open Monday through Friday
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

831 Stadium Drive
Pleasanton, TX 78064

Open Monday through Friday
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Call (830) 331-8908

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Additional Information

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. 
BCFS Education Services’ program provides education, health and social services to pre-school children ages 3 to 5. Participating children receive screenings, medical check–ups and dental check–ups, and advocates help low-income families access needed community resources.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services