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Early Childhood Center

Harper-Wallin Early Childhood Center

Location: 516 Forrest Street, across from Hawkins

Phone: 601-582-6672

Fax: 601-582-6667

Early Literacy is essential to developing reading and writing skills necessary to communicate effectively. The goal of the HPSD Early Childhood Center is to ensure children gain early literacy skills for success in grade school and beyond. The center offers early learning, standards-based activities to help children and parents learn and grow together in a fun way.

Services and Functions available to students, parents, and community include:

  • Childcare Trainings
  • Early Intervention Services
  • Instructional resources for parents
  • Parent Trainings
  • Pre-K Application and Screeners
  • Computer Lab
  • Encouragement and Support for Parents developing home environments that support learning and student success
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How it Works:
The Hattiesburg Early Learning Collaborative Grant allows us to provide a community wide effort to make Pre-K available for everyone.
Hattiesburg Public School District (HPSD), Pearl River Valley Opportunity Head Start (PRVO) and three childcare centers are working together to provide all 4 year olds an opportunity to attend Pre-K. Registration for HPSD and PRVO will be held at one location.
Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1st.
When is registration?
Monday, July 29, 2019 from 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Where is registration?
Burger Middle School Transploreum, 174 WSF Tatum Blvd.
What to expect:
Complete an application, have school readiness screening as well as hearing, vision and speech screening.
What to bring:
  1. Your child
  2. Parent/guardian's ID
  3. Birth Certificate
  4. Social Security Card
  5. Current 121 Immunization Record
More questions?
Call us at the Early Childhood Center @ (601) 582-6672. Like our page on Facebook: HPSD Early Childhood Center.