Enroll in Early Learning
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:
- To 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 at 816-418-5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Start Locations
Richardson Early Learning Community School
3515 Park Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109
P3 & P4
Woodland Early Learning Community School
711 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
P3 & P4
Central Early Head Start
3221 Indiana Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64128
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.