San Antonio Head Start—Bowden Elementary School
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Head Start children receive specialized quality education and comprehensive social services that provide opportunities for our children to learn and succeed when they enter kindergarten. Education and disability: • Individualized teaching • Low child/staff ratios • Structured routines and schedules • School readiness skills • Culturally diverse • Services for children with disabilities • Screenings and ongoing assessments • Individualized activities • Inclusive classrooms • Parent advocacy and training Health: • Medical and dental case management • Staff certified in first aid & CPR • Clean and safe environments • On site dental exams and fluoride varnish • Hearing and vision screenings • Indoor/outdoor physical development Nutrition: • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks • Menus developed by registered dietitians Family support: • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities • Supporting families to meet their need and achieve goals • Community resources and services • School district transportation may be available
The age requirement for our Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program is 6 weeks – 35 months of age. The age requirement for our Head Start Prekindergarten Program is three years old on or before September 1.
Head Start is a federally funded program provided at no cost for qualifying families. We provide education, health and dental screenings, nutrition, family support, and training services for your family. Our Early Head Start-Childcare Partnership (EHS-CCP) Program recruits families receiving Child Care Services (CCS). Often times, CCS requires a co-payment, and families are responsible for paying their own co-payment directly to each child care center.

(210) 738-9770