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Augusta County Public Schools, a Head Start Program of Fishersville, VA

6 John Lewis Road
Fishersville VA VA
Contact Phone
(540) 245-5100
Quality Education Provides These Services Operation of 22 schools including five high schools, three middle schools, twelve elementary schools, one regional vocational/technical center, one regional governor's school, plus a regional special education program and a regional head start program. A comprehensive educational program for students from preschool through high school. Advanced curriculum offerings in language arts, science, foreign language, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and fine arts with college credit available. Vocational education programs in agriculture, business, home economics, technology, trade and industry. A guidance program for all students, pre- kindergarten through grade twelve. Alternative education programs. English as a Second Language Program (ESL). Remedial reading and mathematics programs. An adult education program. A curriculum of studies for special needs students. A career education program. Title I program that supplements reading instruction. A testing program in compliance with state and local assessment requirements. A program for gifted and talented students in the areas of language arts, mathematics, art, music, and drama. Extensive up-to-date media service to all schools from a division resource center. A program in computer literacy and technology for all students and personnel. Extensive media services, connections to the internet and e-mail provided to all students and personnel. Summer school enrichment and remedial programs. Special education programs providing a continuum of services for our students with special needs Even Start and Head Start Programs
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Preschool Enrollment CriteriaWhat are the requirements for enrollment into the School-Based Preschool Program?Accepted applicants meet one or more of the criteria of the local, state, and federal government below.1. Multiple family factors reported by parents on last page of the application.2. Child has been identified with a disability and school division specifies preschool placement for services.3. Family meets requirements of income eligibility, identified homeless status, foster care status, or are receiving public assistance (TANF, SSI). How old does my child need to be?Priority is given to those children who will be 4 years of age by September 30 of the school year. Children who are 3 years of age by September 30 of the school year may apply but have a much greater chance of being waitlisted due to the 4 year old priority school division policy.If I apply early does that increase my child’s chances of enrollment?This program is a needs based program, so
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