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The Children's Museum of Atlanta staff conducted an in-house field trip on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Head Start/Pre-K site.  The children and staff filled the gymnasium anticipating the performance.  Ms. Latasha Denson, Pre-K lead teacher, welcomed everyone and gave a brief description on what the presenters would be presenting to the boys and girls.  After her warm welcome, she gave the floor to the staff of the Atlanta Museum. (Read more...)


On February 28, 2017, Head Start hosted its annual ball.  The theme for the event was “Glitzy & Glam Masquerade Ball.”  It is a popular event, and the families in Hancock County look forward to dressing up, ripping the runway, and dancing every year. The Parent Meeting/Ball was conducted by Mrs. Gladys Jones, Parent Committee President and Mrs. Betty Legette, Assistant Director. (Read more...)

Enrollment Requirements
  • Complete Application
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Medical Insurance Card
  • Proof of Family’s Income
  • Proof of Family’s Residence
  • Current Physical/ Health Records
  • Copy of Child’s Immunization Record (Form 3321)

Spring Break

 April 3-7, 2017

Early Release

March 31, 2017

1:00 P.M.

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Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K

School Hours

8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
    Monday - Friday


The Hancock County Early Head Start & Head Start/Pre-K program vision is to educate families and children by providing a diverse learning experience


Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives

Hancock County Head Start Program is based on the premise that all children share certain needs and can benefit from a comprehensive developmental program focusing on promoting school readiness through positive social and education skills. This program is tailored to fit the needs of the local community and families involved as well as to maximize the unique experiences of each child’s desire to become lifelong learners.  Head Start supports and encourages parental involvement and provides comprehensive services to enhance family development in the following areas: Health, Mental Health, Disabilities, Literacy, Nutrition, Education, Transportation, Family Support, Community Partnerships, and Parent Involvement. [Read more]