Definitions: Number of children enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs in public schools, by funding source.
Data Source: Louisiana Department of Education, by special request
Louisiana operates several different preschool programs through the public school system, including LA4, Starting Points, as well as programs funded through 8(g) grants, Even Start, Head Start, Rural Education Achievement Program, Excellence in Education, Head Start, Title I funds and local funds.
Parish-level Data: Data for Recovery School District schools, charter schools and city district schools is reflected in the data of the parish in which the school is located. Data for Louisiana School for the Deaf and Louisiana Special Education Center is not included in parish-level data, but is reflected in the statewide totals.
Data reflect October enrollment counts, except for SY 2005 data, which reflect March 2006 counts.