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How do I enroll in Head Start?

Because Head Start is an income eligible program, families must first apply to see if they meet the qualifications. We use a centralized intake enrollment process through the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) who serves all Head Start programs in our area. To apply, you can:

  • Fill out our Head Start Interest Form - (English) (Spanish) and we will assist you with scheduling an appointment.
  • OR schedule an appointment, please call MARC Head Start at 816-841-3382 or visit this webpage
  • For more information, you can reach our KCPS Head Start Enrollment Specialist, Anabel Luna aluna@kcpublicschools.org

Head Start Locations

Richardson Early Learning Center

Richardson Early Learning Community School
3515 Park Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-2600
P3 & P4

Woodland Early Learning Center

Woodland Early Learning Community School
711 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5900
P3 & P4

Central Early Head Start Baby Eagle Logo

Central Early Head Start
3221 Indiana Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2000

 
Teachers with PreK kids

How do I enroll in Pre-Kindergarten?

Build a foundation of academic success in one of our quality schools! From Montessori to foreign language, college prep to African-centered studies, preschool to neighborhood schools near you, there is a FREE, world-class option just for your child. 

Each school is home to dedicated, caring teachers and staff. We hold an unwavering commitment to exceptional education with a focus on supporting students. Have questions? Contact the Admissions Office by calling (816) 418-7505 or visit the Board of Education Building at 2901 Troost Ave., KCMO. 

Students must be three or four years old on or before July 31 to qualify for Pre-K.

Application 2022-2023 School Year