Head Start in Kansas

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Definitions: Head Start is the number of Head Start enrollment slots available per 100 children 3–4 years of age living in families with income below the U.S. poverty threshold.
Head Start is the number of Head Start enrollment slots available per 100 children 3–4 years of age living in families with income below the U.S. poverty threshold. Data prior to 2013 are provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Region VII Office.  Data since 2013 are provided by the Kansas Head Start Association. Data for children living below poverty are based on the poverty estimates and population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. The current rate represents the number of slots available for federal fiscal year 2020.

Data Source: Slot data are from Kansas Head Start Association, and population in poverty data are from U.S. Census Bureau.

Footnotes: Data represent federal fiscal year (Oct. 1 to Sept. 30). Year 2017 numbers are revised from last year's release because the official 2017 SAIPE poverty became available in the end of 2018.