Centerburg Head Start

Emily Ferris-Gilliam – Center Manager/Teacher/Family Advocate

First-time visitors: Park in the side lot. Come in the side door from the lot. Once in foyer, turn left, walk down the hall and our classroom is the first door on your left.

Step Up to Quality 5-Star Award Winner

  • Free Head Start preschool (income eligibility applies)
  • Children must be 3 by August 1 (children turning 3 after August 1 may enroll anytime after their 3rd birthday) but must not yet be 5
  • Income eligibility guidelines apply
  • IEP and Foster Children qualify
  • Class hours 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; center hours 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Serving children in Centerburg area residing in Knox County
  • Nutritious breakfast and lunch
  • Health and developmental screenings and referrals
  • Family advocacy services
  • Parent/family events
  • Parents are encouraged to participate in Policy Council
  • Field trips
  • Formal kindergarten transition plan

Contact Us!

Centerburg Head Start
119 South Preston Street
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 625-9500
Fax (740) 480-8039
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1225
Mount Vernon, OH 43050