Now accepting applications for 2018-2019 enrollment!    2017-2018 applications for Head Start accepted through the end of April. Early Head Start applications for 2017-2018 accepted through May.

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.