TCA Head Start at Mahalia Jackson (TCA Early Head Start)

2405 Jackson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70113

Geographic Area: Central City
Geographic Zone: 3
Phone: (504) 359-6896
Center Hours: Contact school for more information

Ages Served: Inf - 2 YR

Program Details

Center philosophy, performance, cost, and other provided services. To learn more about how early childhood performance is measured, click here.

Director: Kashaunta Jefferson
Philosophy: Tca head start is a family focused child development program that offers comprehensive services in the areas of education, health, nutrition, mental wellness, social services and parent, family & community engagement to low income families.
Program Type: Early Childhood Center
Cost (tier): Free
Cost for 1 YR to PK4: Free
Cost for Infants: Free
Additional Fees: Contact school for more information
Schedule Type: Year Round
Center Performance: Details at
School Finder Page: TCA Head Start at Mahalia Jackson (TCA Early Head Start)
Licensed Capacity: 94


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Application Process:
Applications Due: 01/31/2021
Transition To Kindergarden: Contact school for more information
Selective Admissions: Contact school for more information

TCA Head Start at Mahalia Jackson (Early Head Star

Grade(s) INF-2 YR

Eligibility: Eligibility and priority for Early Head Start, NOEEN and Head Start programs is determined based on need These programs are open to qualifying Orleans Parish residents who meet the program age requirements on or before September 30 of the year school begins
Priority: Head Start priorities are based on a federally-regulated needs assessment

School Features

Transportation: Contact school for more information
Uniforms: None

Features & Programs:
Fatherhood Initiatives, Field trips, Library, Parent meetings, Prime Time Partner

Language Support:
American Sign Language, French, Spanish, Vietnamese

Special Education Services:
Emotional/Behavioral, Speech, Hearing, Vision, Physical/Mobility And Other Medical Contions Are Accomodated.