Alabama Head Start Statistics

Description of Program
 

Total number of Head Start programs

36

Total number of Delegate Agencies

0

Total number of Classes

827

Total number of Centers

283

Total Actual Enrollment
 

Total actual enrollment

17,424

  Under 1

183

  Age 1

128

  Age 2

169

  Age 3

5,785

  Age 4

10,835

  Age 5

209

     

Funded Enrollment by Type
 

Center-based (5 days/week)

  Full Day

12,131

  Part Day

3,342

Center-based (4 days/week)

  Home-Based

202

  Combination

0

Family Child Care

228

Children - Ethnic Group
 

American Indian or Alaskan

125

Asian

41

Black or African American

12,793

Hispanic or Latino

443

Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

3

White

3,726

Other/Unknown

298

Staff and Volunteers
 

Total Staff

3,419

Total Teachers

1,172

Teachers w/ECE Degree

  Associate

152

  Baccalaureate

98

  Graduate

9

Total Volunteers

22,449

Children - Home Language
 

English

17,048

Spanish

335

Asian

17

Native American

5

Other

24

Children w/Health Insurance
 

Children w/Health Insurance

15,840

Enrolled in Medicaid/EPSDT

12,312

Enrolled in CHIP

886

With Private Health Insurance

2,281

Other Health Insurance

51

Children w/No Health Insurance

1,469

Children w/Disabilities
 

Determined Prior to Enrollment

929

Determined After Enrollment

1,180

Total Children w/Disabilities

2,109

With IEP/IFSP

1,863

Medical Services
 

Completed Prior to Enrollment

16,445

Diagnosed as Needing Treatment

3,429

Have or Are Receiving Treatment

3,091

 

Immunization Services
 

Determined Prior to Enrollment

14,846

Determined After Enrollment

15,622

Head Start Families
 

Number of Families

16,252

Families Receiving TANF

1,250

Employment Status

  Full Time

9,711

  Part Time/Seasonal

1,766

  Unemployed

5,223

Alabama Head Start Association

P.O. Box 2374

Ozark, Alabama 36361

334.268.1318

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