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Kindergarten-Head Start-Early Head Start registration for Pasco Co.

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Kindergarten pre-registration at all Pasco County elementary schools begins Monday, May 6. Parents who wish to pre-register their children should contact the school in their area for details about orientation activities and times. If parents do not know which school to contact, they can locate their assigned school on the school boundaries web page:  http://www.pasco.k12.fl.us/boundaries/. The Head Start/Early Head Start application period also opens on May 6, but Head Start/Early Head Start is only offered at select elementary schools.

Kindergarten pre-registration required documents:

  • Proof that the child is 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013
  • Child's birth certificate or other proof of birth date
  • Health examination – HRS Form 3040
  • HRS Certificate of Immunization
  • Proof of Florida residency (such as current electric bill or lease agreement)

For information about kindergarten, call Lori Wiggins, supervisor in the Office for Teaching and Learning at (727) 774-2317, (813) 794-2317, or (352) 524-2317.

Head Start/Early Head Start application rules and required documents:

  • Expectant mothers, and parents of infants, toddlers and children through age 5 may apply (Preference for Head Start is given to children who turn 4 on or before Sept. 1, 2013)
  • Families must meet income eligibility requirements
  • Child's certified birth certificate or other state approved document
  • Child's Social Security card or number (if available)
  • Child's health card (Medicaid, Kid Care or private insurance)
  • Documentation of four to six weeks of most current household income, or 2012 W-2s/1040 Tax Form
  • Proof of residency within the last 3 months (driver's license, utility bill, etc.)
  • Proof of child support (if applicable)
  • Information for other family members (Social Security numbers and dates of birth)
  • IF APPLICABLE:  Protective Services and/or foster care verification; documentation of parent or guardian attending school; documentation of disability for child, parent, and/or guardian.

For information about Head Start/Early Head Start call Alexis Russell, Social Services coordinator, Early Childhood Programs (727) 774-2730, (813) 794-2730, (352) 524-2730.

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