Marshall County Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start is now accepting applications
for the 2017-2018 school year. Registrations are being held April 18th-April 20th
by appointment only at the Preschool/ Head Start office located at 905 Joe Creason
Drive in Benton.
Parents should contact the Marshall County Preschool/Head Start Office at
(270)527-2830 to schedule registration and screening appointments.
To register for preschool, children must be Marshall County residents and age 3 or 4
by August 1st. Eligibility is based upon federal income guidelines or
developmental delay or disability.
Preschool developmental screenings will be held by appointment only at Benton First
Methodist Church on March 31st.
Early Head Start is a home-based option for pregnant moms and children up to the age
of 3 which provides child development education and family support. Families must
meet income guidelines to qualify.
At time of registration, parents must bring:
-child’s certified birth certificate
-proof of all 2016 household income: 1040 tax return or all 2016 W-2s, child
support, K-Tap, Social
Security, SSI and school grant/scholarships
-child’s medical insurance card
-custody papers, if applicable
Head Start staff can assist families to understand and access transportation options
in order to participate in Head Start program activities.