Delano Head Start

1727 Oberle Rd., Memphis, TN 38127
(901) 922-0836

Delano Head Start serves 200 Head Start children each year. The center is NAEYC accredited and maintains a 3-star quality rating from the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

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All children enjoy a USDA-approved breakfast, lunch and snack each day at Delano Head Start that is prepared on site. Within the first 45 school days, all children enrolled receive a health, vision, dental and developmental screening at the center.

Porter-Leath Preschool uses evidence-based curricula to ensure children enter kindergarten ready to learn. All classrooms at Delano Head Start are led by two teachers and children also greatly benefit from interactions with Foster Grandparent and AmeriCorps members at the site. Volunteers are welcome in our classrooms, as they help our students build upon their socialization skills. To sign up, complete our volunteer application, or contact us. 

As shown below, over 70% of children enrolled at Delano Head Start live in the 38127 ZIP code.

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Twana Hinds,
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