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Head Start Info Table
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bussey centerAll programs at Bussey Center for Early Childhood Education are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. It is one of only seven percent in the nation to have successfully completed this accreditation process. Bussey is a HighScope Accredited Program. Bussey is Licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Human Services Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing. We also have a high star rating from the State of Michigan Quality Rating Program.

Head Start 

  • Preschool program serving children 3 and 4 years of age as of September 1st of the school year of entry
  • For children from low income families
  • Breakfast and lunch served daily
  • Free to residents of the Southfield Public School District

Great Start Readiness Program

  • Preschool program serving children 4 years old as of September 1st of the school year of entry
  • For children with two risk factors (i.e. low birth weight, single or teenage parent, non-English speaking family, chronic medical condition)
  • Free to residents of the Southfield Public School District

Special Education

  • Preschool program for children, 3 to 6-years-old, with diagnosed disabilities that interfere with learning
  • Transportation provided
  • Free to residents of the Southfield Public School District

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Upcoming Events

  • 26 Feb
    • Regular Board Meeting 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
      Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Feb 26
      Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
      Location: John W. English Administrative Center
      Calendar: District Calendar
  • 27 Feb
  • 4 Mar
    • Southfield Public Schools Open House
      Date: Mar 4
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center, 27000 Evergreen Road Lathrup Village, MI 48076
      Calendar: District Calendar

      For the 2019-20 school year, Southfield Public School welcomes Schools of Choice (Section 105c) openings in kindergarten for Oakland County residents and contiguous counties [i.e., Lapeer County (northeast), Genesee County (northwest), Macomb County (east), Wayne County (southeast), Washtenaw County (southwest) and Livingston County (west)] and Schools of Choice (Section 105) openings in 1st through 9th grade for Oakland County residents only.

  • 8 Mar
    • Gleaners Mobile Food Pantry 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Gleaners Mobile Food Pantry
      Date: Mar 8
      Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: Thompson K-8 International Academy, 16300 Lincoln Drive Southfield, MI 48076
      Calendar: District Calendar
  • 11 Mar

Bussey building

Bussey Center for Early Childhood

24501 Fredrick Street
Southfield, MI 48033
Phone: 248-746-7350
Fax: 248-746-7354
Janice Hill
Director
Denise Jeanes
Child Manager
Sherri Jones
Family Community Partnership Manager
Aldreya Maxwell
Program Clerk

Student School Hours

Full Day: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Half Day PM: Noon - 3:30 p.m.