Head Start

What is Head Start?

Head Start is an all-day pre-k type program that serves children who meet specific criteria. To be eligible for Head Start children must be 3 or 4 on or before September 1st. Families must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • 1. Meet Federal Poverty Guidelines.

  • 2. Currently receive TANF, SSI, or SNAP.

  • 3. Currently Homeless.

  • 4. Currently in Foster Care.

How do I apply?

Current/Past Head Start Families - Please call our office at 940-569-1942 or email Ms. McKenna to submit an application. 

New Head Start Families - Use this link to submit an online application: 


Documents needed for Application


  • Official Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card

  • Shot Record

  • Medicaid/Insurance Card


  • ID Card

  • Proof of Residence (utility bill with your name and address on it, lease agreement, notarized letter stating place of residence)

  • Proof of Income for all adults in the home (W-2, Proof of Child Support, 1040 Tax Return, Check Stubs, Foster Care Paperwork, Proof of SNAP/TANF/SSI Documentation.)

Text Alerts Program 

Sign Up for our new text alerts program! Just text @8936 to 81010 to start getting texts from Burkburnett Head Start! Its safe and numbers remain confidential!

School Hours:

7:30-3:00 M-F (We follow the BISD school calendar)

We are continuously taking applications for enrollment in our Head Start Program. Information about our program is listed below. Call at 940-569-1942 or e-mail me at Email McKenna Seward to schedule your enrollment appointment now! We look forward to working with future and present Head Start families and students.

Contact Information:

Located inside I.C. Evans Elementary

1015 S. Berry
Burkburnett, TX 76354

Head Start Office:  940-569-1942
Administrator:  Angela Rooney, 940-569-3311 
Family Services Worker:  McKenna Seward, 940-569-1942

Tanna Anderson

Tanna Anderson

McKenna Seward

McKenna Seward

Head Start Counselor

Email McKenna Seward

Denise Edson

Denise Edson

Amanda Narconis

Amanda Narconis