Eligibility Requirements

Head Start Eligibility

  • Child must be at least 3 years old, or turn 3 years old by the date used to determine eligibility for public school.
  • Family’s income is equal to or below the poverty line.
  • Family’s incomes are between 100 – 130% of the poverty line.
  • Family receives or is eligible for public assistance including TANF and/or SNAP.
  • Family is homeless as defined by the McKinney-Vento definition of homeless.
  • Child is in foster care.
  • If family does not fall into the above criteria the program may enroll a child who would benefit from services. Families within this realm cannot make up more than 10% of program’s enrollment.

Eligibility Documentation

Families must provide one form of documentation, listed above, to determine eligibility.

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  The Anaconda School Distric and Head Start are partnering to maximize enrollment and early learning opportunities withing our community. Our goal is to ensure that as many students as possible receive quality early learning opportunities. 

Program Offerings:

Anaconda Head Start offer’s a high-quality program for students ages 0-5.

  • 0 – 3 has a maximum enrollment of: 16
  • 3 – 4 has a maximum enrollment of: 32

The Anaconda School District offers a high-quality program for students ages 3-5. 

  • 3-year-old program has a maximum enrollment of: 24
  • 4-year-old program has a maximum enrollment of: 45
To be considered for enrollment at either program you will need to complete the following application.

Your applicatoin will be reviewed by both Anaconda Head Start and the Anaconda School District. We will review each program’s eligibility criteria and notify you of your eligibility!

Heidi Ungaretti                                                                                             Holly Bjerke

Director                                                                                                             Principal