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Trygve I. Blix Head Start



Tacoma Public Schools is committed to early learning. Blix Elementary does not host preschool at our location, but we offer five preschool programs at 32 locations across the district. Each program is unique while providing common curriculum that helps prepare students for success in kindergarten and beyond.                                                    

Information about Tacoma Public School’s preschool programs can be found on the Early Learning website.

Head Start    

Head Start is a federally funded no-cost preschool program that promotes school readiness of preschoolers in a safe, healthy, enriching learning community.  In every Head Start classroom, social and cognitive development is enhanced through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.

FREE preschool

4 days a week, Monday-Thursday

Class time 3 ½ hours, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

3 years old before September 1

Enrollment based on income eligibility

Breakfast and lunch are provided for students.

Available only to children living within TPS boundaries.

Find out more information by calling the Head Start office at 253-571-1948