Head Start

The NSCA Head Start program is a full day 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, 2017. Family income must also be below the 2017 federal income guidelines listed below:


2017 Federal Head Start Income Guidelines

People in family/ householdIncome Guideline
For families/households with more than 8 people, add $4,180 for each additional person

To enroll your child, contact the center nearest you.

The Children's Center

NAEYC Accredited--4 Keystone STARS

2011 N Masher Street

Contact: (215)634-2251

The Willard School

3070 Frankford Avenue

Contact: (215)291-4143