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Household Income Eligibility 

Head Start was established to serve our nation’s neediest children. We do accept children on a first come, first serve basis, but take the children who are in greatest need first. Also, at least 90% of our students must be at or below the poverty line. The current guidelines are as follows:

2017 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
PERSONS IN FAMILY/HOUSEHOLD POVERTY GUIDELINE
 
1 $12,060
2 $16,240
3 $20,420
4 $24,600
5 $28,780
6 $32,960
7 $37,140
8 $41,320

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,180 for each additional person.

 

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