FFSD Head Start Program


    Please read the requirements below to see if you qualify. If you meet the qualifications, please fill out an application found on the left of the page. You will receive a follow-up phone call within two business days to have an intake appointment scheduled.  For the Ferguson-Florissant School District Head Start Program located at Bermuda Elementary School, 5835 Bermuda Drive, St. Louis, MO 63121 under location preferences, select "Head Start 2020-2021" and then "#7 Ferguson-Florissant". 


    Five full days of preschool classes for 3- and 4-year-olds are available through a partnership with Head Start.  Families receive PAT personal visits.  Head Start eligibility is necessary.

    In order to be eligible for this program there are three requirements that must be met:

    • You have to reside within the Ferguson-Florissant School District
    • Meet the income eligibility guidelines

    To qualify, families must make either the eligible income amount or lower according to their household size.  If you receive some form of public assistance (TANF-Cash or Child Care Subsidy) or (SSI Income) and make over this amount, or have a special situation, please call to see if you qualify. 


     Number in Family        Eligible Income

       1                                                     $12,760

       2                                                     $17,240

       3                                                     $21,720

       4                                                     $26,200

       5                                                     $30,680

       6                                                     $35,160

       7                                                     $39,640

       8                                                     $44,120


    For family units with more than 8 members, add $4,480 for each additional person. 

    If you are eligible, call the Head Start office at 314-687-1972.


    ×  Proof of Residency click here  
    ×  Student’s original birth certificate (with raised seal, State issued)
    ×  Student & enrolling parent's social security cards
    ×  Immunization record  (complete from infancy, required by State) – 


    4 doses

    Pneumococcal (Prevnar, PCV)

    4 doses

    IPV (Polio)

    3 doses

    Hepatitis B

    3 doses


    3 doses


    1 dose

    Varicella (Varivax, Chicken Pox)

    1 dose, or a statement from the doctor verifying month and year of disease


    ×  Proof of custody:  If parents are divorced or are not together,
         existing court order showing parenting plan must be provided
    ×  Proof of Guardianship (court appointed documents, DFS placement
        papers, foster care)
    ×  Photo ID – drivers license of parent or guardian enrolling student
    ×  Physical exam within the last 12 months
    ×  Income Verification (tax return, W-2, school schedule, etc.)
    ×  Lead & Hemoglobin Blood work results within the last 12 months
    ×  Dental Exam within the last 12 months
    ×  Insurance or Medicaid Card
    If you would like more information about our full-day options through the Head Start Partnership, please call (314) 687-1972 or send an e-mail to kmcgee@fergflor.org