Pre-School education

Head Start is a federally funded educational, health, and social program designed to work with families who are economically disadvantaged.  The students served are 3 and 4 years old.  There are many classrooms throughout the county.  All students selected for the Head Start program must live in the Onslow County Schools attendance area.

E.S.E.A. Title I is a federally funded educational program for elementary and secondary schools.  The students served must be 4 years old on or before August 31.   Each child is administered screening instrument(s) to determine his/her educational need. Students are selected through the review of multiple selection criteria, including the developmental screening. All children selected for the Title I program must live in the Onslow County Schools attendance area.

Exceptional Children’s Preschool Program serves students who have developmental delays, speech/language delays and/or other delays that affect their education.  The program serves children in a variety of settings throughout the county. All students served by the Onslow County Schools Preschool Program for Exceptional Children must live in the Onslow County Schools attendance area.

http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/general/mb_headstart.asp

http://www.onslowkids.org/nc-pre-kindergarten.php

Head Start Centers in Onslow County

DIXON ELEMENTARY
130 Betty Dixon Rd Holly Ridge, NC
(910) 327-2104

HUNTERS CREEK ELEMENTARY
3450 Hunters Trl Jacksonville, NC
(910) 353-4443

MORTON ELEMENTARY
485 Old 30 Rd Jacksonville, NC
(910) 353-0930

QUEENS CREEK ELEMENTARY
159 Queens Creek Rd Swansboro, NC
(910) 326-5115

RICHLANDS PRIMARY
7444 Richlands Hwy Richlands, NC
(910) 324-3139

SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY
2601 Burgaw Hwy Jacksonville, NC
(910) 347-0900

SUMMERSILL ELEMENTARY
250 Summersill School Rd Jacksonville, NC
(910) 455-2672

THOMPSON EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
440 College St Jacksonville, NC
(910) 346-6222