- To utilize staff and all resources to facilitate growth in children and their families
- To provide a nurturing environment for children and their families
- To encourage and provide a compassionate partnership between staff and parents
- To provide families with a collection of community resources that address the issues that affect children
The Head Start and Early Childhood Education Program
The South-Western City School District Head Start and Early Childhood Education program is available to income eligible three and four-year-old children. The South-Western City School District strives to meet the social, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of each child. It provides parent involvement opportunities for families and stresses positive attitudes instrumental in developing individual abilities.
Head Start is Center-Based: Children attend half-day sessions, Monday through Thursday. Classrooms are located throughout the school district.
Benefits for Children
Benefits for Families
Facts About Head Start and Early Childhood Education