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Hammond Head Start

6915 Grand Ave
Hammond, IN 46323-2587

(219) 989-7345


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Help the child's emotional and social development by encouraging self confidence, self expression, self discipline, and curiosity.

Improve and expand the child's ability to think, reason, and communicate with others.

Develop math and reading readiness skills.

Provide children with varied experiences to broaden their horizons, increase their ease of conversation, and improve their understanding of the world in which they live.

Give young children frequent opportunities to succeed which helps to erase patterns of frustration, fears and failure.

Increase the child's ability to get along with the family, and the family to understand the child development, and to strengthen family ties.

Develop in the child and the family a responsible attitude toward society and foster feelings of belonging to a community.

Recognize, support and value multicultural experiences.

Improve and maintain the child's health and nutrition.

Help both the child and the family to have confidence, self respect, and dignity.

Excerpted from the preschool's website