Give your child a Head Start!

Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education for children ages 3-5. The program incorporates health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and families and is completely FREE!

Why Head Start?

  • Quality education at no cost for children ages 3-5
  • Additional support services and screenings
  • Increases school readiness

Do I Qualify?

Family Size of 1 - Annual Income: $13,590
Family Size of 2 - Annual Income: $18,310
Family Size of 3 - Annual Income: $23,030
Family Size of 4 - Annual Income: $27,750
Family Size of 5 - Annual Income: $32,470
Family Size of 6 - Annual Income: $37,190
Family Size of 7 - Annual Income: $41,910
Family Size of 8 - Annual Income: $46,630

Get Started Below


Download the fillable Head Start Application below and fully complete.


Step 2

Attach files of your income verification and IEP/IFSP documentation (if applicable) along with your completed application in an email.

Step 3 

Email your completed application along with the income verification documents to

Acceptance of Applications

  • If your child is offered a spot in our program both a letter and a phone call will go out to the family notifying them.
  • For questions about our program, or to follow up on an application, please call our Head Start Office at (319) 393-7811 and press 3.

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