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Upcoming Enrollment dates!

KCPS Head Start

Now Enrolling!


Schedule an Appointment Today:

Call (816) 841-3382 or visit

Manual Career & Technical Center
1215 E. Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64106

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday, June 13          Wednesday, June 15         
Wednesday, June 22    Wednesday, June 29    
Friday, July 8                  Monday, July 11           
Wednesday, July 13      Monday, July 18 
Thursday, July 21          Monday, July 25

No Appointment Necessary: 

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Manual Career & Technical Center
1215 E. Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64106

  • Tuesday, June 21
  • Wednesday, June 6
  • Tuesday, July 19

Richardson Early Learning Community School
3515 Park Ave., KCMO 64106

  • Tuesday, August 9

Woodland Early Learning Community School
711 Woodland Ave., KCMO 64106

  • Thursday, August 11

Documents Required to Apply:

  • Proof of birth or proof of pregnancy for each child.
  • Proof of 12 months of income (e.g. most current tax return, W-2 and/or pay stubs, SNAP, SSI, TANF, 12 months of child support, Pell Grants or scholarships if applicable)
  • Proof of residency for Jackson, Clay or Platte counties. Proof of residency can include a utility bill, rental contact or Missouri state property tax receipt with your current address.
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How do I enroll in Head Start?

Because Head Start is an income eligible program, families must first apply to see if they meet the qualifications. We use a centralized intake enrollment process through the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) who serves all Head Start programs in our area. To apply, you can:

  • To schedule an application, please call MARC Head Start at 816-841-3382
  • For more information, you can reach our KCPS Head Start Enrollment Specialist at 816-418-5295 or