• South San Antonio Independent School District welcomes your family to our Head Start program.  

     

    The following are the additional services provided to your Head Start child:
     
    Education:
    • Individualized Learning
    • Quality Child/Staff Ratios
    • Develop School Readiness Skills
    • Culturally Diverse Activities
    • Fostering of Each Child’s Independence
    • Follows the district calendar and is a full-day program.  
    • Offers every child a quality, comprehensive preschool experience in a nurturing and safe environment.  
    • Effective early education programs improve the learning and development of all children.
    • Provide developmentally appropriate teaching methods and instructional materials for its young learners.

    Disability: 

    • Serves Children with Disabilities, Including Severe Disabilities
    • Screenings and Ongoing Assessments
    • Individualized Activities
    • Individual Education Plans
    • Coordination with contractual and district resources
    • Parent Advocacy and Training

    Health and Safety:

    • Medical and Dental Case Management
    • Clean and Safe Environments
    • Family Style Eating
    • Nutritious Meals
    Family Support Services:
    • Promotion of Cultural Diversity
    • Promotion of Self Sufficiency through Partnership Agreements
    • Assistance with Accessing Community Resources and Services
    • Transportation may be Available for Children Meeting Eligibility Criteria 
    • Opportunities for Parent Engagement Activities

    SSAISD knows that parents are a child’s most important teachers and is committed to building strong relationships with parents in order to enhance and enrich the development of children.