Head Start

Annual Enrollment

According to the most current Program Information Report (PIR) 2016, Texas Head Start has 144 programs. Funded enrollment - 78,178 children. (88 Head Start Programs, 54 Early Head Start Programs, 1 Migrant and Seasonal Head Start and 1 AIAN Head Start) .

 

Table 1. Funded Enrollment by Funding Source

 

Total Funded Enrollment

78,178

ACF Funded Enrollment

78,121

Non ACF Funded Enrollment

13

MIECHV Funded Enrollment

44

Table 2. Funded Enrollment by Type           

 

Center-based Option Full Day (5 days per week)

56,001

Center-based Option Full Day (5 days per week, full-working-day)

15,895

Center-based Option Full Day (5 days per week, full-working day, full -year)

8,873

Center-based Option Part Day (5 days per week)

18,879

Center-based Option Part Day (5 days per week, double session)

6,463

Center-based Option Full Day (4 days per week)

172

Center-based Option Part Day (4 days per week)

275

Center-based Option Part Day (4 days per week, double session)

0

Home-based Option

2,147

Combination Option

43

Family Child  Care Option

64

Family Child Care Option (full-working-day)

64

Family Child Care Option (Full-working-day, full year)

64

Locally designed option

165

Table 3. Funded Enrollment of Pregnant Women (EHS Program)

 

Total number of pregnant women positions in funded enrollment

431

Total enrollment of pregnant women

966

Table 4. Funded Enrollment at Child Care Partner

 

Funded enrollment positions at center-based child care partners/Contractual arrangements

1,141

Funded enrollment at child care partners (center base partner and family child care option)

1,205

Table 5. Total Classes

 

Total number of classes operated

4,971

Number of double session classes

360

Table 6. Cumulative Enrollment

 

Under 1 year

3,803

1 year old

4,293

2 years old

5,870

3 years old

32,446

4 years old

40,001

5 years and older

410

Table 7. Type of Eligibility

 

Income below 100% of federal poverty line

68,255

Receipt of public assistance such as TANF, SSI

9,162

Status as a foster child - # of children only

1,623

Status as homeless

2,791

Over income

3,682

Enrollees exceeding the allowed over income enrollment with family incomes between 100% and 130% of the federal poverty line

2,276

Table 8. Enrollment by Ethnicity

 

Hispanic or Latino Origin

62,100

Non-Hispanic/Non-Latino Origin

25,689

Table 9: Enrollment by Race

 

American Indian/Alaska Native

597

Asian

591

Black or African American

15,556

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

2,078

White

55,843

Biracial or Multi-Racial

3,308

Other Race

7,600

Unspecified Race

2,216

 

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