Head Start

  • Mission Statement

    Manchester Head Start's Mission is: 

    To build partnerships with families and the community

    To support health and life-long learning

    To ensure that the educational environment is developmentally appropriate for each child

    To respect and empower children and their families through education and parent involvement

    To Celebrate Diversity.

  • History

    Teaching Children Supporting Families In 1965 President Johnson announced Project Head Start. Beginning as a summer program dedicated to fighting the war on poverty. The program has helped millions of children get a "head start". Today Head Start programs coninue their core mission of assisting the most vulnerable children and families wherever they reside.

    Engaging and Empowering Communities

    The Manchester Head Start program is a high-quality, comprehensive child development program, providing a foundation that enables children and families to achieve their full potential.