Head Start Programs Louisiana Head Start St. Bernard Parish School Board

St. Bernard Parish School Board, a Head Start Program of Chalmette, LA

200 East St. Bernard Highway
Chalmette LA 70043-5162
Contact Phone
(504) 301-2000
The purpose of the St. Bernard Parish Public School Early Childhood Program is to provide universal pre-kindergarten classes to four-year-old children who are eligible to enter public school kindergarten the following year and as many eligible three-year-old students as grant funding permits, including those students with disabilities. Students must turn three or four prior to September 30, of the current school operating year.The Early Childhood Program is funded through federal, state, and local monies from the following sources: Head Start, 8(g), LA 4, Educational Excellence Funds, Title I, Early Intervention and the St. Bernard Parish School System. The Early Childhood Program strives to offer the same high quality developmentally appropriate program to all participants regardless of the funding sources.Before and after care services are provided to children who meet eligibility requirements and as long as funding is available.
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
The following registration information applies to all public Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.If you have any questions about registration, please contact our Central office at:St. Bernard Parish Public Schools200 E. St. Bernard HWYChalmette, LA 70043504-301-2000 (phone)
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