Hundreds of Police Chiefs, Sheriffs, Prosecutors, other Law Enforcement Leaders, and Violence Survivors Preventing Crime and

Violence

State Director Bruce R. Clash

EARLY CHILDHOOD WAITING LISTS / UNMET NEED
Pennsylvania PRE-K COUNTS 2013-14 School Year 1,055 Children 237 Children 177 Children 48 Children 17 Children 4,709 Children
Note: Statewide data is 2012/13 School Year

COUNTY / STATE
PHILADELPHIA DELAWARE CHESTER MONTGOMERY

State / Federal HEAD START 2013-14 School Year 1,026 Children 12 Children 47 Children 12 Children 30 Children 4,293 Children
Note: Statewide data is 2012/13 School Year

BUCKS

STATEWIDE

Source: The PA Key - http://www.pakeys.org NOTE – Waiting lists are an insufficient depiction of unmet need as many eligible children are not accounted for in the waiting list totals.

COUNTY / STATE

Total Number of 3-and 4-year-olds

% of Children under five living in economically at-risk families (300% of poverty) 76.2% 42.1% 29.2% 33.8% 34.1% 58.3%

Number of Children served by PA Pre-K Counts 2,406 333 62 283 176 11,863

Number of Children served by Head Start (State/Federal) 7,570 1,050 446 512 636 32,227

Number of Children served by School Based Pre-K 9,124 354 0 150 69 17,787

PHILADELPHIA DELAWARE CHESTER MONTGOMERY

36,314 13,430 13,719 20,076 15,125 293,942

BUCKS STATEWIDE

2008 County population estimates from PA Data Center, Penn State University; Pre-K Enrollment Data – PA Dept. of Education (2011)

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