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Head Start

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506 Martin Luther King Drive      DeRidder, LA 70634        (337) 463-5905


Head Start is a child development program for children from age 3 to 4 years old.  Head Start provides services to promote academic, social, and emotional development, as well as providing social, health, and nutrition services for children and families.

Is My Child Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 4 years old are eligible for Head Start services.  Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF and SSI are eligible for services.  Families may also be eligible if it is determined that the family’s income meets the federal guidlines.  

We are currently taking applications

for the 2021-22 school year

for 3 and 4 year olds


Head Start is provided at the following Beauregard Parish Schools.

     K.R. Hanchey Elementary School 
     South Beauregard Elementary School

Transportation not providedowl



Click here to register online

In the application under school name, select Beauregard Parish Head Start 

Watch our video for help with the online application



The following documents are required with the application:teacher student


  • Birth certificate
  • Child’s social security card
  • Current and up-to-date immunization record
  • Driver’s license/photo ID of parent or guardian
  • Proof of residency in the school district  Click here for a list of approved documents.
  • Proof of income for each adult in the household  Click here for a list of approved documents.