Head Start programs promote the school readiness of children ages three to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, emotional and physical development. Head Start programs also provide or links families with needed services' such as medical, mental health, nutrition, and education. Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child and family's ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage.
The purpose of El Grito is to provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate, and comprehensive program that assists the child in all developmental areas that include cognitive, language, literacy, math, science, social/emotional, and physical.
In keeping with the program’s purpose, it is El Grito’s philosophy that early childhood should be a time filled with fun, warmth, security, interest, and enthusiasm. The best way to teach children is to build on play and natural learning styles.303 South Cooper Street