Head Start

Welcome to Pueblo of Isleta Head Start & Child Care Center


Developing school readiness through
quality education nurturing the traditional and cultural values
​of our Isleta Head Start children, families, and community.


To develop the whole child in all comprehensive areas reflecting the traditional Isleta culture and language. A safe, positive, healthy, and family-centered environment is supported with:

  1. A highly competent staff.
  2. Parental enrichment and enhancement of their child’s education.
  3. A structured developmentally appropriate learning environment.
  4. Strengthened community collaborations.
  5. Sustained stakeholder communications.

Contact Us:

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 579
Isleta, NM 87022

Physical Address:
2 Sagebrush Street
Isleta, NM 87022


Child Care:
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Early Head Start & Head Start:
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Office Hours:
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Head Start 3-5 year olds

​A 6-hour, 5 day-a-week program. Classrooms are equipped with hands-on, age appropriate materials and qualified teachers. Transportation services are available for those who live at least a ¾ mile from the Head Start & Child Care building and within the Isleta Reservation boundaries, with the exception of those who reside East of NM 314.

Early Head Start – Prenatal to 3 years

(3 options to choose from)

  1. Home Based for Pregnant Mothers: Home visits from a Home Visitor who brings information and materials about pregnancy & child development.
  2. Home Based for Parent & Child Birth to 3 years: Weekly 90-minute home visits from a Home Visitor who provides information and materials about parenting and child development. Bi-weekly Socialization activities in a group setting (i.e. fun walks, field trips, child development, & more).
  3. Classrooms ages 3 months to 3 years:  A 6-hour, 5 day-a-week program. Classrooms are equipped with hands on, age appropriate materials and qualified teachers. There are no transportation services available for this option.

Events & News

Head Start Feast Day 2024

Policies, Procedures, & Reporting

Head Start Transportation Policies

Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection,
Enrollment, & Attendance (ERSA) Policies