Raleigh County Head Start


Raleigh County Head Start

For all appointments and to request information please call (304) 252-6396 ext. 136


Quality pre-kindergarten experiences have proven to reduce the the rate of children being held back a grade, and increase their chances of graduating high school.  RCCAA Head Start’s school readiness program  provides comprehensive learning for Raleigh County WV children up to 5 years old;  years critical to cognitive, social, and emotional development.  Raleigh County Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports development in the following disciplines:Raleigh County Head Start

  • Language and Literacy
  • Cognition & General Knowledge
  • Physical Development and Health
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Approaches to Learning

In the classroom, Raleigh County Head Start uses Creative Curriculum to spark the child's curiosity and promote learning.  Our comprehensive programs address health, nutrition, social, and family needs in addition to education and cognitive development.  A family needs assessment helps us tailor to the needs of each child and their families.  Raleigh County Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.  The Head Start programs build relationships with families that support:

  • Family Well-Being and Positive Parent-Child Relationships
  • Families as Learners and Lifelong Educators
  • Family Engagement in Transitions
  • Family Connections to Peers and Community
  • Families as advocates and Leaders

Our Family Services department works with the child's family to address any areas of interest to parents or guardians. Raleigh County Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child and family’s ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage.

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RCCAA Head Start offers these comprehensive services to eligible 3, 4 and 5 year old children at twenty sites throughout Raleigh County. These locations are:

Beckley Pre-K
399 Gray Flats Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4620
Fax: (304) 256-4581

Bradley Pre-K
210 Bradley School Rd
Mt. Hope, WV 25880
Phone: (304) 256-4605
Fax: (304) 256-4624

Central Head Start Pre-K
114 Lebanon Lane
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 252-0688
Fax: (304) 255-9343

Clear Fork Pre-K
PO Box 127
Clear Creek, WV 25044
Phone: (304) 854-1089
Fax: (304) 854-1083

Coal City Pre-K
900 Independence Road
Coal City, WV 25823
Phone: (304) 683-5300
Fax: (304) 683-3165

Cranberry Prosperity
Pre-K

4575 Robert C. Byrd Dr.
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4588
Fax: (304) 256-4574

Crescent Pre-K
205 Crescent Road
Beckley, WV 25044
Phone: (304) 256-4576
Fax: (304) 256-4585

Daniels Pre-K
351 County Route 19/15
Daniels, WV 25832
Phone: (304) 256-4622
Fax: (304) 256-4738

Fairdale Pre-K
772 Bolt Road
Fairdale, WV 25839
Phone: (304) 934-7217
Fax: (304) 934-7835

Fairdale Headstart Pre-K
263 Butternut Drive
Glen Daniel, WV 25844
Phone: (304) 934-6751
Fax: (304) 934-6752

Ghent Elementary
2750 Flat Top Road
Ghent, WV 25043
Phone: (304) 787-3475
Fax: (304) 787-3474

Hollywood Pre-K
412 Old Mill Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4590
Fax: (304) 256-4579

Mabscott Pre-K
P.O. Box 174
Mabscott, WV 25871
Phone: (304) 256-4583
Fax: (304) 256-4595

Marsh Fork Pre-K
5690 Coal River Road
Naoma, WV 25174
Phone: (304) 854-1951
Fax: (304) 854-1054

Maxwell Hill Elementary
1001 Maxwell Hill Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4599
Fax: (304) 256-4584

Shady Spring Elementary
600 Flat Top Road
Shady Spring, WV 25918
Phone: (304) 256-4633
Fax: (304) 256-4592

Sophia Head Start Pre-K
200 School Ave
Sophia, WV 25921
Phone: (304) 683-5252
Fax: (304) 683-2749

Sophia Soak Creek Pre-K
200 Old Mill Road
Sophia, WV 25921
Phone: (304) 683-4541
Fax: (304) 683-4525

Stanaford Pre-K
950 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4626
Fax: (304) 256-4587

Stratton Pre-K
1129 South Fayette Street
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 256-4604
Fax: (304) 256-4727

To determine your child's eligibility to attend the premier pre-k program in the nation, contact an RCCAA Head Start Enrollment Specialist at:

RCCAA Head Start

114 Lebanon Lane

Beckley WV 25801

(304) 252-6396 ext. 136

brittany.doss@rccaa.org

Read the following articles to see what others are saying about Raleigh County Head Start:

Scholastic.com Article

Dallas News Op Ed Article

Headstart 2013 Annual Report

School Readiness Goals 2014-2015

School Readiness Plan 2014-2015

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