Pre-K Counts and Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program Funded Slots FY 2014-2018 Education

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 15 Feb 2018

The dataset provides at a location level, the number of funded Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts (PKC) and Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program (HSSAP) slots. The dataset begins in program year 2014-17 and will be updated annually to reflect the current program year funding. Note: Data is accurate as of 11/30/2017 and may not include all funded slots for 2017-18.

Tags: pre-k, head start, funding, slots, distribution, pkc, hssap, early childhood, ocdel, pde

This dataset has the following 17 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
GrantgranttextSource of funding for the slots addressed in this row. PA PKC denotes Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program and HSSAP denotes state funded* Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program. Both programs serve 3 and 4 year old children. Primary eligibility for children is PA PKC children whose families are at or below 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. HSSAP is primarily children whose families earn at or below 100 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Lead Agency Namelead_agency_nametextEntity to which Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts (PKC) or Head Start Supplemental Assistance (HSSAP) funds are competitively awarded.
Partner Namepartner_nametextThis column denotes the name of the provider if a lead agency is passing through funds to another eligible provider to deliver the grant funded program.
Location Namelocation_nametextThe name of the location where PKC or HSSAP services are provided.
Provider Typeprovider_typetextPKC and HSSAP can only be implemented by entities who are designated Child Care Center or Group participating in Keystone STARS at STAR 3 or 4; Head Start Grantees; Private Academic Preschools; or School Districts. Provider type identifies which eligible provider type the location is operating as.
Address with Lat/Longlocation_1locationThe location address is the physical location where PKC or HSSAP services are delivered. This includes the Latitude and Longitude for mapping visuals.
Street Addressstreet_addresstextThe location address is the street address for the physical location where PKC or HSSAP services are delivered
CitycitytextThe city name if the city for the physical location where PKC or HSSAP services are delivered
StatestatetextThe state name is the state for the physical location where PKC or HSSAP services are delivered
Zip Codezip_codetextThe Zip Code is the zip code for the physical location where PKC or HSSAP services are delivered
Location County Servedlocation_county_servedtextThe County of the location served address.
Location School Districtlocation_school_districttextSchool District name of location address.
FY Year End Datedatecalendar_dateThe last day of the Fiscal Year that is considered in for the particular Fiscal Year in this data row.
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yeartextThe Fiscal Year of the data in this row.
Full Day Funded Slotsfull_day_funded_slotsnumberSlots equate to the number of funded enrollments within either the PA PKC or the HSSAP grant. PKC data can be captured at the full-day (5 hours or more) a day 5 days a week. HSSAP only capture the number children funded. HSSAP funding models vary in accordance to the acceptable models acknowledged by the Head Start Performance Standards and can operate less than 5 days a week as well as full day or part day and home visits. A blank field means that the location did not receive funding during this program year in any form. A '0' in the field indicates “either full-day or part-day slots were not funded” at this location in the designated program year for PA PKC or are not able to be differentiated for HSSAP.
Half Day Funded Slotshalf_day_funded_slotsnumberSlots equate to the number of funded enrollments within either the PA PKC or the HSSAP grant. PKC data can be captured at the part-day (2.5-4.45 hour a day 5 days a week. HSSAP only capture the number children funded. HSSAP funding models vary in accordance to the acceptable models acknowledged by the Head Start Performance Standards and can operate less than 5 days a week as well as full day or part day and home visits. A blank field means that the location did not receive funding during this program year in any form. A '0' in the field indicates “either full-day or part-day slots were not funded” at this location in the designated program year for PA PKC or are not able to be differentiated for HSSAP.
Total Funded Slotstotal_funded_slotsnumberThe number of full-day and/or part-day slots and total slots funded with in a period (per FY listed for the row) as continuation funding to slots awarded in a previous program year. A blank in the field means that the location did not receive funding during this program year in any form. A '0' in the field indicates “either full-day or part-day slots were not funded” at this location in the designated program year for PA PKC or are not able to be differentiated for HSSAP.