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    Qualification Application Checklist

    • Copy of the child's birth certificate
    • Copy of the child's immunization record
    • Copy of the income tax return or last 12 months of check stubs (if have neither, contact our office for alternative documents needed for income verification)
    • Copy of the lease contract or mortgage agreement in the parent name(s)
    • If applicable: Copies of the social security card(s) of child and parent(s), proof of Medicaid, CCMS, Food Stamps, WIC

    Head Start Qualification Application/Solicitud de Calificación Head Start

    2021-2022 Qualification Application Solicitud de Calificación 2021-2022

    Qualification Application Timeline


    • Application(s) for the coming year are also available in the Head Start Office Monday - Friday during regular school hours.


    • Come join us virtually or by drive-through appointment during our Head Start Round-Up during the week of March 15-20.

    April / May

    • Registration and Screening
      • Head Start staff notifies families who qualify for registration and screening
      • Contact our office for an appointment to determine eligibility at 469-752-7168


    • Registration at Head Start
      • The families of students who qualify will be notified of their registration appointment in May.
      • Contact our office for an appointment to determine eligibility at 469-752-7168

    June - August

    • Interested families may access the application online or in the Head Start office.
    • Families will be contacted if they qualify. 
    • Interview for qualified families will be scheduled to determine if the student would be accepted or entered into the waiting list.


    After initial enrollment is complete, a waiting list is maintained. During the school year, openings are filled with children on this list. Children may be added to the waiting list by following the above process at any time during the school year.

    Plano ISD Head Start operates on a policy of non-discrimination and considers families without regard to their race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, marital status, language or disability.