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Fond du Lac Head Start



Contact Us:
33 University Ave.
Cloquet, MN 55720
(218) 878-8100 Main Office
(218) 878-8115 FAX


Welcome to the Fond du Lac Head Start website. Head Start invites all of the program’s families to become actively involved in their child’s education. The Fond du Lac Head Start Division provides services for a variety of programs. Click on the links to the right to read about them.

NOTICE: FDL Head Start has a Community Needs Assessment Survey that will help us serve the Fond du Lac Community. Please complete the survey and return it to us either by mail or email. Following is the mailing information:

Mail: FDL Head Start, 33 University Rd, Cloquet, MN 55720
Email: patriciageorge@fdlrez.com

See the survey and letter to the community below:
Letter about the Assessment Survey
Community Needs Assessment Survey

Head Start Garden (Gitigaan) Club: FDL Head Start Programs would like to create a garden (gitigaan) club including all parents/guardians. We will provide all the supplies needed for the entire garden area which we have onsite. If interested, fill out and return the form below.
Garden Club Sign-up Form

NOTICE: FDL Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year. Please click here for full details and contact information.

The Fond du Lac Head Start Division is proud to offer the Child, Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). This program provides healthy meals to all enrolled children at no charge. Click here for more information on CACFP.

FDL Head Start Programs would like all families to enroll in the Everbridge Emergency Alert System. This will enable FDL to send you messages about school closing/delays and all other important information. The website is: http://www.fdlrez.com/emergencyaware/

Head Start/Early Head Start Applications

2021/2022 School Year Letter to Parents & Application

2020/2021 School Year Application Letter to Parents

2020/2021 School Year Application

Head Start Mission

Fond du Lac Head Start is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of the child by celebrating diversity and life-long learning.

Head Start Philosophy

Fond du Lac Head Start programming is based on the philosophy that all children share certain needs. The need for social, physical and emotional interaction in learning together how to problem solve.

The child's entire family, including extended family, is encouraged to be involved. Head Start programs will strive to meet each family and child's individual needs.

Our goal is to enhance social competence in each child's everyday learning in how to succeed in his/her living environments and making positive choices in their nutritional, health and safety needs. We encourage self-confidence and spontaneity and provide the tools necessary for the sense of dignity within the child to flourish.