Program Goals

To ensure school readiness the Newark Public Schools Head Start Program will:

  • Improve the quality of teaching and learning to ensure all students demonstrate readiness for kindergarten
  • Ensure all students experience a school and classroom environment that furthers their academic knowledge and their functional, physical and social-emotional skills
  • Provide the resources to improve the well-being and quality of health for children and their families
  • Ensure children, their families and receiving schools are adequately prepared to transition children into kindergarten