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Head Start Program

Head Start is a full-day federally funded program for three and four-year-old preschool children. Students must live in Denison ISD. Your child will not be registered until all required eligibility has been met. Eligibility for Head Start is based on income and completed paper work.

Head Start Enrollment Qualifications:

  • Child must be 3 or 4 years old on/or before Sept. 1, 2023

  • Family must be income eligible

  • Family is homeless

  • Foster child


Additional Information

  • Full Day

  • Transportation may be available for Head Start

Proof of Income:

  • Tax form 1040 or W-2(s)

  • Self-employment: previous 12 month’s income

  • TANF, SSI, Social Security, Child Support, (other)

Enrollment Documents:

  • Original Birth Certificate

  • Child’s Social Security Card

  • Immunization Records

  • Proof of Address (gas or electric bill)

  • Parent ID


Head Start provides an online application process, which can be done from a mobile device or computer. Once the online application is complete a staff member from Head Start will contact the family to begin the qualification process by scheduling an eligibility interview.

If you have questions, or need additional information, please contact:


Pamela Alvarado

Special Programs Administrative Assistant

Denison Independent School District

1201 South Rusk Avenue, Denison, Texas 75020

Phone: 903-462-7049    Fax: 903-462-7002


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