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Grant Parish School Board  Pre-K Programs
Grant Parish School Board 512 Main Street Colfax, LA 71417
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Page 1- Eligibility
Page 2- Application
Page 3 - Application
Page 4 - Head Start
Application Process
Before you begin the application process you will need to gather the required documents. 1. Child’s Birth Certificate (person completing application is the parent listed on the birth certificate, if not then court- issued custody papers must be submitted.) 2. Proof of Residence (only one needed) Louisiana driver’s license State-issued ID card Current utility bill with the parent’s name and address Current lease or mortgage statement If the parent and child live with a family member or friend, that person is to provide verification with a letter in addition to one of the above items. In a temporary living arrangement due to loss of housing or economic hardship (Verified by LEA)   3. Income Documentation (only one needed) Two (2) consecutive check stubs for EACH PARENT or CAREGIVER IN THE HOUSEHOLD for the current year (within 2 months from the date of filling out the application) An official letter from your employer stating all of the following o Where parent/guardian is employed o Hourly rate of pay o The average number of hours parent/guardian works per week. Snap/Food Stamps - must include the child’s name and valid effective dates. A statement from the Social Security Administration verifying that the child listed on the application is a recipient of SSI benefits, which must be accompanied by two current check stubs. Current foster care placement agreement from DCFS Parents unemployed must submit a letter of support and income documentation from support source. Families in temporary living arrangement due to loss of housing or economic hardship (homeless).  Community Networks should follow LEA-defined procedures for verifying homeless status. Once you have the required documents you will need to calculate your gross monthly income (total income before taxes).  Use the table below to figure your gross monthly income.
Monthly Income Calculation Table:  How to Translate Income into a Monthly Figure                                                 Pay Period                                                                                          Formula   Hourly   Hourly wage x 40 hours per week) x 4.33   Monthly, same gross pay each month   Use gross salary   Paid same gross amount exactly 2 times per month (e.g. 1st & 15th)   Gross salary x 2   Paid same gross amount every 2 weeks   (Gross salary  2) x 4.33  Weekly   Gross salary x 4.33 Public School Pre-K (Pollock Elementary, South Grant Elementary, Verda Elementary) Family Size/Gross Monthly Income Family Size/Gross Income 2 People - $2,743 3 People - $3,463 4 People - $4,183 5 People - $4,903 6 People - $5,623 7 People - $6,343 8 People - $7,063 9 People - $7,783 Family Size/Gross Monthly Income Family Size/Gross Income 2 People - $2,403 3 People - $2,684 4 People - $3,257 5 People - $3,778 6 People - $4,299 7 People - $4,397 8 People - $4,495 9 People - $4,592 Family Size/Gross Monthly Income Family Size/Gross Income 2 People - $1,372 3 People - $1,732 4 People - $2,092 5 People - $2,452 6 People - $2,812 7 People - $3,172 8 People - $3,532 9 People - $3,892
Child Care (South Grant Day Care, Giggles & Huggs)
Head Start (Graham Center, Dry Prong Center)
Use the tables below to determine eligibility for the program requested.  Once you determine you are eligible you are ready to begin the application.  Click the following links to download or print the application or to start the ONLINE application.  
Download or Print Application Online Application