Eligibility Requirements

  • Family must meet income guidelines. However, we accept up to 49% of over income families
  • Child Must be 3 or 4 years old
  • At least 10% of the total number of enrollment opportunities must be made available for children with disabilities

    Selection Criteria

    Applicant’s selected to attend Head Start are selected according to the following point system

  • 6 points – Income eligible, 4 years old
  • 5 points – Native American Priority, Target area-living on the reservation or colony
  • 4 points – Diagnosed disability, receiving public assistance, 3 years old, child in foster care
  • 3 points – Family at risk, single parent, grandparents raising grandchildren, homelessness
  • 2 points – Non native child, returning child, documentation of legal guardianship
  • 1 point   – Sibling is enrolled in the Head Start Program
  • Negative Points will be assigned if the family is over income. Points will be deducted according to the income guideline grid.