Enroll in Head Start or 4K

Will your child be 3 or 4 years old prior to September 1st? If so, you can now enroll him or her in Head Start or 4K for the 2019-20 school year!

Apply online starting January 2019.

OR

Pick up
an enrollment packet at the Green Bay Area Public School District Office Building, 200 S. Broadway St., between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

OR

Pick up an enrollment packet at your neighborhood elementary school during school hours, Froebel’s 4K office, 3542 Finger Rd., or at the Head Start Learning Center, 1150 Bellevue St., during school hours.

Please bring address verification (such as utility bill, mortgage or lease paperwork), birth certificate, and immunization records.

English 4K Head Start Registration Information
Información en Español para la Registración en 4K o Head Start

For further information in English and Spanish contact:

Central Registration: (920) 448-2001
Head Start Office: (920) 448-2226
4-year-old Kindergarten Office: (920) 391-2447

For further information in Hmong, contact: (920) 492-2661
For further information in Somali, contact: (920) 660-3989

Did you know?

  • All Head Start students are bussed to and from the program
  • 4K students are eligible for busing if they live more than a half mile from school
  • Full-day 4-year-old Head Start openings now offered
  • Quality early childhood programs prepare children for kindergarten by promoting social and emotional development, boosting pre-math and literacy skills, and developing motor skills


How does Head Start differ from 4-year-old Kindergarten (4K)?

  HEAD START  4K
 Requirements
  • 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1
  • Living within GBAPS District boundaries
  • 90% of families must meet income guidelines listed below OR receive Social Security Income OR Child Care Assistance
  • 4 years old by Sept. 1
  • Living within GBAPS District boundaries or open enrollment acceptance
 Program
  • Child attends school 4-half days per week, 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Or child attends school 4 full days per week at the Head Start Learning Center from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • 2 teacher home visits and 2 parent/teacher conferences per year
  • Parent involvement opportunities
  • Family advocate home visits/contacts
  • Bilingual programming
  • Child attends school 4-half days per week, times vary by site
  • 2 parent/teacher conferences per year
  • Parent involvement opportunities
  • Bilingual programming
 Transportation
  • Provided according to District guidelines
  •  Provided according to District guidelines
 Fees
  • None
  •  Some may apply
Application Process
  • Apply at home school (neighborhood elementary school) or the Head Start Learning Center, 1150 Bellevue St. during school hours, or at Central Registration, 200 S. Broadway St. Central Registration is open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child's immunization record
  • Must show proof of income for previous tax year or 12 months previous to application date
  • Address verification
  • Apply at home school (neighborhood elementary school), Friedrich Froebel Garden of Early Learning, 3542 Finger Rd. during school hours, or at Central Registration, 200 S. Broadway St. Central Registration is open 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child's immunization record
  • Address verification

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