Head Start

The NSCA Head Start program offers a full day Head Start program for children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. NSCA offers a full immersion dual language curriculum, preparing students to have a command of both English and Spanish when they enter kindergarten.  The NSCA Head Start program includes:

  • Accommodations for Children with Special Needs
  • Three Hot Family Style Meals Per Day
  • Dual Language Immersion Curriculum (English and Spanish)
  • Exposure to Puerto Rican Culture and Heritage
  • Experienced and Certified Bilingual Staff
  • Extended Hours Upon Request (7:30am - 6:30pm)
  • Flexible Pay Options (Including Subsidies)
  • Health and Wellness Screenings

 

 

To be eligible for Head Start, children must be 3 years old by September 1, 2016. Family income must also be below the 2016 federal income guidelines listed below:

 

2016 Federal Head Start Income Guidelines

People in family/ householdIncome Guideline
For families/households with more than 8 people, add $4,160 for each additional person
1$11,880
2$16,020
3$20,160
4$24,300
5$28,440
6$32,580
7$36,730
8$40,890

NSCA Head Start operates at eight early learning centers throughout lower northeast Philadelphia. To enroll your child, contact the center closest to you.

 

 

CenterContact
Areyto Borinqueño
3150 N. Mascher Street
(215)279-7481
St. Boniface School
2014 North Mascher Street
(215)425-5119
Willard School
3070 Frankford Avenue
(215)291-4143
Children’s Center
2011 North Mascher Street
(215)634-2251
Little Germantown
2514 Germantown Avenue
(267)909-8434
The Drueding Center
413 West Master Street
(215)769-1830
The Lighthouse Family School
152 West Lehigh Avenue
(215)425-7800
Grace Kid's Academy
141 E. Hunting Park Avenue
(215)455-1234

NSCA Head Start Application