Head Start will be accepting applications for enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year by appointment at Heartland Early Childhood Center.  It is a federally funded preschool program at no cost for income-eligible families.  To be eligible for the Head Start program, the following requirements must be met:


  1. A child must be at least 3 or 4 years of age by August 31, 2016.
  2. Income of the parents must meet current income guidelines.
  3. Parents must live within the boundaries of Johnson County including the school districts of Olathe, Gardner-Edgerton, DeSoto, Spring Hill, and Blue Valley.


Parents need to present the following information for enrollment application:


  1. Income verification: 2015 Income Tax Return form (including all W-2s), employer’s letter, DCF printout, and/or child support verification, etc.
  2. Child’s birth certificate or other appropriate verification.
  3. Child’s immunization records.



For more information, please call

780-7418, 780-8172, 780-7922, 780-7745, or 780-7746.