Bachman Head Start

Preschool in Dallas, TX 75220

3641 Northwest Highway West
Dallas, TX 75220
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Head Start of Greater Dallas services 4259 low-income preschool age children and their families at 36 center locations throughout Dallas County. In addition HS operates 2 Early Head Start centers which serve 98 pregnant women infants and toddlers.
Centers operate from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Head Start makes an immense contribution to the local community: since 1967 more than 50000 children have entered school ready to achieve academic success and thousands of families have become self-reliant. Head Start of Greater Dallas receives approximately $34 million from the federal government to manage the Head Start program within Dallas County. Federal regulations require Head Start of Greater Dallas to match 25 percent of this amount approximately $8 million from donations and other support from the local community.

The comprehensive Head Start program provides a rich learning environment designed to address the childs nutritional and health needs while stimulating rapid growth in physical coordination self-esteem and pre-reading skills. Children have access to computers and become adept at utilizing them as learning tools.

Head Start also addresses the needs of the childs family encourages parents to become involved in their childs education and helps them achieve self-reliance. Social services staff enroll parents in GED literacy and English-as-a-second-language classes refer them to a wide variety of social services providers place them in job training programs or community colleges and provide substance abuse prevention education and referrals.

All services to children and families are provided at no cost to them. Families qualify by meeting the federal poverty guidelines. For example a family of four must demonstrate that their annual income is less than $20000.

Head Start serves a diverse population. Hispanic children comprise 48% of the total while African-American children comprise 46% Anglos 2% Asian-Americans 2% and other approximately 1%. Most Head Start parents are single and more than 70 percent work yet few have annual incomes greater than $10000.

Head Start of Greater Dallas employs 700 staff of which 390 are teachers. More than 3000 people volunteer – majority of these are childrens parents.

Licenses & Accreditations:
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Hours of Operation:
07:00 AM-05:30 PM - Monday - Friday

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