Monday, April 09, 2018

Pasco Schools Announces Kindergarten Pre-Registration, Head Start/Early Head Start Application Info

Land O’ Lakes, FL – (April 8, 2018) – Pasco County Schools kindergarten pre-registration for children who turn 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018, is Monday, May 7, at all Pasco County elementary schools. Those interested should contact the school in their area for details about orientation activities and times.

Kindergarten pre-registration required documentation:
Child’s birth certificate or other proof of birth date
Health examination – HRS Form 3040
HRS Certificate of Immunization
Three official documents proving residency, such as a current utility bill (i.e. electric, water, etc.); lease agreement, deed or property tax assessment; and one additional document supporting stated address, such as a current auto registration, driver’s license, or voter registration card.

For information about kindergarten, call Danielle Varcardipone, at (727) 774-2404, (813) 794-2404, or (352) 524-2404.

Head Start/Early Head Start Application

Head Start/Early Head Start applications now are available at the following elementary schools:

  • Anclote
  • Centennial
  • Chasco
  • Rodney B. Cox
  • Fox Hollow
  • Dr. Mary Giella
  • Gulf Highlands
  • Gulf Trace
  • Hudson
  • Lacoochee
  • Mittye P. Locke
  • James M. Marlowe
  • Moon Lake
  • New River
  • Northwest
  • Pasco
  • Pine View
  • Quail Hollow
  • Richey
  • Chester W. Taylor
  • West Zephyrhills
  • Woodland

Expectant mothers, infants, toddlers, and children through age 5 that meet income eligibility requirements may apply for Head Start or Early Head Start.  Completing an application does not guarantee a child's eligibility for services.

Minimum Required Documents:


  • Proof of birth for all applicants (certified birth certificate, current immunization record, or hospital birth record)
  • Documentation of the most current household income for the last 12 months: 1040 tax form, 1099, 2017 W-2s or 4-8 weeks of pay stubs, or proof of SSI/SSD (if applicable)
  • Proof of child support for all children in the household (if applicable)
  • Proof of residency in Pasco County dated within the last 12 months (FL ID/driver’s license, utility bill, signed lease agreement, etc.)
  • Proof of guardianship or custody documents for children with a non-parent caregiver
  • Protective Services and/or foster care verification; verification of cash assistance; documentation of a diagnosed disability for a child; or proof of disability of parent and/or guardian (if applicable)

For more information about Head Start and Early Head Start, visit the website at, or call Alexis Russell (727) 774-2730, (813) 794-2730, (352) 524-2730.