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Preschool Services

Statistical Information

PSD gathers, compiles and analyzes all service area data, demographics and resources in order to determine how to provide the most useful and appropriate services to the largest number of eligible children and families to ensure that the department maximizes the use of Head Start, Early Head Start and Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership funds.
Make-Up of Head Start and Early Head Start Eligible Children (includes number, location, ethnic and racial composition)

The Children Now California County Scorecard 2014-15, indicates that the County of San Bernardino is home to 575,598 children ages 0-18.
Ethnicity of Preschool Children Ages 3-4 Percentage
 Latino/Hispanic  35%
 White  40%
 African American  NA
 Asian American  NA
 Other  NA

Ethnicity of children who are in a healthy weight zone Percentage
 Latino/Hispanic  59%
 White  64%
 African American  56%
 Asian American  66%
 Other  62%

Ethnicity of young children who are read to every day Percentage
 Latino/Hispanic  59%
 White  NA
 African American  N/A

 Asian American

 Other  NA

(Referral Information)
In addition to high quality educational programs, PSD families receive comprehensive supportive and referral services. The following are the number of families who received services/referrals in 2011-2012 (Head Start Program Information Report 2014-2015):
Ethnicity of young children who are read to every day Total
 Community Resources  3,801 
 Parenting Education  1,147
 Children's Fund Emergency Assistance  119
 Food Assistance  185
 Clothing Assistance  42
 Employment Assistance  395
 Family Health Assistance  751
 Housing Assistance (such as subsidies, utilities, repairs, etc)  89
 Childcare  60
 Emergency/Crisis Intervention  53
 Transportation  31
Mission Statement
"To Improve the Well-Being of Children, Empower Families, and Strengthen Communities."
Vision Statement
Our children will excel in whatever setting they go to next. Our families’ quality of life is measurably better after participating in our programs. Our efforts increase the quantity and quality of sustainable resources and services countywide.