Head Start is a federally funded preschool program centered on education, comprehensive health services, and parent leadership. Head Services are available from ages 3 – 5 when the child enters kindergarten.
Polk County Public Schools (PCPS) operates Head Start centers for low-income eligible families at schools throughout the county. The PCPS Head Start program locations for the school year are listed by area on their website. Student spaces per site are limited. Sites are subject to change every school year.