Head Start Programs Michigan Head Start School District of The City of Berkley

School District of The City of Berkley, a Head Start Program of Oak Park, MI

14700 W. Lincoln
Oak Park MI MI
Contact Phone
(248) 837-8404
Berkley Building Blocks infant, toddler and preschool programs are the ground floor of the award-winning Berkley Schools. Our children are our future, and we believe it’s our job as teachers to nurture each child as they grow, learn and develop.Providing high-quality early childhood programs and a strong partnership with each child’s family is at the foundation of our philosophy. We work together to create life-long learners, ready to reach their fullest potential in school and in life. We focus on each child as an individual, and strive to create a unique experience in a safe, nurturing and enriching environment.
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
2012-2013 Kindergarten Registration (current year) Berkley School District offers Young 5s and all day free kindergarten as well as a half day option held at Angell Elementary School. Resident registration for the remaining of the 2012-2013 school year takes place at the Administrative Offices ~ Avery Center, 14700 W. Lincoln, Oak Park. Please call Gina Shifman at 248.837.8016 for more information and to schedule an appointment. Required documentation for enrollment: Original birth certificate (with raised seal) Photo ID (driver's license) Proof of residency (property deed and tax statement or lease and statement of landlord, auto insurance policy, 2 different current utility bills) Immunization history Vision test Additional forms will need to be completed in the enrollment packet (student information cards, technology use agreement, etc.)
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