Registration for Headstart/Preschool 2017-2018

Details have been released about the upcoming registration event for Headstart/Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year.

Children who are age 3 or 4 by August 1 including children with special needs are eligible for Head Start. Children who are age 4 by August 1 or are age 3 with a disability are eligible for Knox Co. Preschool.


Regardless of which location your child may be eligible to attend this fall, registration and screenings will take place on May 12, 2017, 9 AM—2 PM, at Union College Ramsey Center (High Street – old hospital) in Barbourville.

Parents will complete one application for both programs.  (Click here for complete application)

If available, please bring the following to registration:
Eye Exam
Social Security Card (optional)
Proof of Income (check stub, W-2 or tax returns)
Birth Certificate
Physical Exam
Immunization Certificate

What is preschool screening?

Preschool screening is a free service offered by the Knox County Public Schools in collaboration with the KCEOC Head Start Program and is one way of finding and seeking help for preschool age children with special needs.

KCEOC classroom transportation services are provided when possible.  Knox County Preschool provides transportation services to students residing in the Knox County School District.

For more information please call (606)546-3157.