REMINDER: Drake University Head Start follows local school districts for weather-related closures. If your local district is closed due to weather, your Head Start classroom is also closed. Please check local news for information on closures (KCCI- channel 8, WHO- channel 13, WOI- channel 5). Be safe!    Now accepting applications for 2017-2018 enrollment!

What is Head Start and Early Head Start and what do they offer?

Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive child development programs which serve children from birth to age five and their families.

School Readiness and Program Goals

Learn more about Drake University Head Start's School Readiness and Program Goals.

What to Do with Old Crayons

Here’s how to turn old crayons into new crayons.
Better preparing young children and their families for life experiences now and in the future.