About Rutland
County Head Start

We believe in children and families!

Here at Rutland County Head Start, we believe every child deserves to dream, and the chance to chase those dreams. And we believe in every family’s potential to thrive and shine.

For over 30 years, Rutland County Head Start has been improving the lives of families through a free program of high-quality early childhood education paired with holistic support services. Through a strong curriculum informed by national best-practices, a magical environment that encourages creativity and joyful expression, and an outstanding team of compassionate, skilled, early learning professionals, we provide the education, the support and the resources to improve outcomes and to make dreams come true.

Staff group photo June 2023
Our Programs

Rutland County Head Start is so much more than a preschool. Head Start (ages 3-5) and Early Head Start (ages 0-3) provide high-quality education, healthy meals, medical and dental screenings, and holistic support for the entire family to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond.

Child artwork of teacher

Hours of Operation

School Day (6 hours)
8:00am – 2:00pm
September – June

Teacher playing with students on the playground
Teacher reading book with student
Creative, Nurturing Environment

Our programs are available at centers in Rutland County and in collaboration with local school districts. Our classrooms provide a joyful, nurturing environment for learning.

Our Locations

Program Schedule