Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is underway for Las Cruces Public Schools NM Pre-K and Head Start.

Parents registering their children for Head Start will need to bring the following documents:

  • Child’s original state birth certificate (hospital records, baptismal records, etc. will not be accepted)
  • Documentation of medical diagnosis indicating any allergies or medical concerns of child
  • IEP/IFSP completed within the last 12 months (provide evaluation/if applicable)
  • Guardianship/Foster Parent/Caregiver Affidavit (if applicable)
  • Proof of Residency (i.e., utility bill, lease agreement, etc.)
  • Proof of Income (all that apply):2018 Income Tax Return/W-2’s

a. Employment Verification for 2018
b. Child Support for 2018
c. Grants / Scholarships for 2018
d. Social Security / Retirement Pension for 2018
e. Workers’ Comp, Unemployment Compensation, etc. for 2018
f. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for 2018
g. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for 2018

Parents, note that your child must be 3 or 4 BEFORE September 1, 2019 to register for Head Start.

For more information about NM Pre-K, please contact Marissa Cordero at 575-527-6624. For additional information about Head Start, please contact Christina Freeman at 575-527-6020. Flyers with additional guidelines and information can be viewed or downloaded below:

— Samantha Lewis, LCPS Public Relations Coordinator, 575-527-5946,