Head Start

Children at risk may qualify for the federal funded Head Start Program. These are some of the criteria used to determine eligibility:

  • Children who require special education services
  • Children whose families qualify for Head Start
  • Children who meet federal or state guidelines for specific "at risk" programming
  • Concerns regarding a child's development, not eligible for Special  Education
  • Low Income
  • Teen Parent
  • Homeless
  • Foster Status
  • Emotional/Behavioral issues
  • Parents have not completed high school or obtained GED
Other Criteria:
  • Grandparents raising grandchildren
  • Trauma or difficulties in child's life
Only district residents may apply for this program.​


HeadStart Family Poverty Guidelines​ ​
​Persons in FamilyIncome
​​For family units with more than 8 members, add $4,160 for
each additional member.

​HeadStart Contact Information ​ ​
Dionne Busey 720-554-4071
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