Modesto City Schools, a Head Start Program of Modesto, CA

1017 Reno Avenue, Building C
Modesto CA CA
Contact Phone
(209) 576-4600
Modesto City Schools is funded to offer a variety of fully-subsidized (free), partially-subsidized (sliding fee scale) and non-subsidized (full-cost) Child Development Program options to over 1,200 students ages birth through 12. Programs are located at 22 elementary school campuses, 1 high school campus and 19 Family Child Care Homes.
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
Applications for Head Start and State Preschool for the 2011/12 school year are now being accepted; call 576-4078.
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