Welcome to SCPS Head Start

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Head Start Program Information

  • Program Overview
    - The school day is 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Monday through Friday. 
    - School bus transportation is offered; however transportation is not guaranteed depending on location.
    - Breakfast and lunch are provided free of charge.
    - The staff includes a professional preschool team.
    - The curriculum used is Creative Curriculum, which focuses on learning objectives inclusive all developmental domains and socialization skills within developmentally appropriate classrooms. 
    - Academic expectations include a focus on the Virginia Foundation Blocks for Early Learning, developing emergent reading, math, and communication skills. 
    - Additional intervention strategies are reviewed to help families address ways to support their child’s growth and development.


    Eligibility
    - Children must be four years old by September 30th of the year they begin.
    - Children must reside in Spotsylvania County.
    - Selection factors include family income and determined risk factors of child and family. 
    - Parents must apply in person at the Center for Family and Preschool Services: 7409 Brock Road Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553 
    - Applications are accepted Monday - Thursday from 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM.