San Antonio Community Resource Directory

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


  • Medical and dental case management
  • Staff certified in first aid and CPR
  • Clean and safe environments
  • On-site dental exams and fluoride varnish
  • Hearing and vision screenings
  • Indoor/outdoor physical development


  • Healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Menus developed by registered dietitians

Family support:

  • Parent engagement activities and leadership opportunities
  • Supporting families to meet their needs and achieve goals
  • Community resources and services
  • School district transportation may be available
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.

Register at City of San Antonio
(210) 206-5500
De Zavala Elementary School
(210) 978-7975
Updated within the last year