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Cincinnati Public Schools Head Start, a Head Start Program of Cincinnati, OH

2651 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati OH OH
Contact Phone
(513) 363-0240
Cincinnati Public Schools’ preschool programs give children a strong start as they begin their educational journey.Preschool is not mandatory, but children who attend preschool gain valuable skills — such as how to count, to share and play with others, and to follow instructions — while also enjoying many new experiences.
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 applicants may apply throughout the year as they turn age 3. Montessori applicants must be age 3 or 4 by September 30, 2012.A child who turns age 3 after the first day of school but before September 30 can be accepted into a magnet preschool program, but the child cannot attend classes until after the child’s third birthday.Tuition is $3,000 per school year for half-day preschool and $5,800 per school year for full-day preschool.There is limited space available at selected schools under the Early Childhood Education (ECE) grant and the federal Head Start program for parents whose incomes place them at or below the 200 percent level on federal poverty guidelines. These slots are offered free in some cases, or parents pay a fee based on a sliding scale.
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