Brazoria County Head Start Early Learning Schools, Inc. is a Federally Funded Child Development Program for children of low-income families ages three through public school age. There is a funded enrollment for 494 children. The enrollment is subdivided among 8 campuses.
The curriculum is designed to:
- Support the child’s full development while providing an environment that will promote school readiness.
- Develop safe and healthy habits in young children with an emphasis on proper hygiene, sound nutrition, exercise and physical care.
- Foster positive self-esteem by providing an environment of acceptance that supports and respects gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition.
- Provide opportunities for creative expression.
- Support the development of social skills such as sharing, cooperation, generosity and empathy.
- Stimulate cognitive problem-solving skills with an emphasis on the concepts of cause and effect, classification, space, time, numbers, shape and colors.
- Strengthen communication skills necessary for listening, reading, writing and speaking by providing an environment rich in the practical uses of words.
- Enhance fine motor and gross motor skills.
Full-day classes are held from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.