Pre-K Counts and Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program Funded Slots FY 2014-Current Quarterly County Education

data.pa.gov | Last Updated 9 Sep 2021

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 2014-15 and will be updated quarterly to reflect the current program year funding.

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

This dataset has the following 24 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/Longgeocoded_columnlocationThe 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.
Pre-K Identification Numberloc_pre_k_idtextThe Location Pre-K ID is a unique identifier to identify pre-k providers in PELICAN (Pennsylvania Enterprise to Link Information for Children across Networks).
Master Provider Identification (MPI) Numbermaster_provider_identification_textMaster Provider Index Numbers are used across the Department of Human Services to identify providers and service locations that participate in any of their programs. As such, they are used in PELICAN (Pennsylvania's Enterprise to Link Information for Children Across Networks) as a common identifier for all OCDEL (Office of Child Development and Early Learning) programs, including Child Care Licensing, Early Intervention, PA Pre-K Counts, Head Start Supplemental and Keystone STARS. This is the MPI for the Lead Agency.
Master Provider ID Service Location Identification Numbermaster_provider_id_service_location_identificationtextMaster Provider Index Numbers are used across the Department of Human Services to identify providers and service locations that participate in any of their programs. As such, they are used in PELICAN (Pennsylvania's Enterprise to Link Information for Children Across Networks) to as a common identifier for all OCDEL (Office of Child Development and Early Learning) programs, including Child Care Licensing, Early Intervention, PA Pre-K Counts, Head Start Supplemental and Keystone STARS. This is the MPI Service Location ID for the Location.
Lead Agency Master Provider IDlegal_entity_master_provider_idtextMaster Provider Index Numbers are used across the Department of Human Services to identify providers and service locations that participate in any of their programs. As such, they are used in PELICAN as a common identifier for all OCDEL programs, including Child Care Licensing, Early Intervention, PA Pre-K Counts, Head Start Supplemental and Keystone STARS. This is the MPI for the Lead Agency.
Georeferenced Latitude & Longitudegeocoded_column_1pointGeoreferenced Latitude and Longitude of the location for the physical location where Pre-K Counts (PKC) or Head Start Supplemental Assistance (HSSAP) services are delivered
State FIPS Codestate_fips_codetextThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codetextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.