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Head Start & Early Learning Center

All of our Samish Indian Nation Preschool Programs include:

  • Child-centered, individualized curriculum focused on children's natural love of exploration and creativity
  • Meals and snacks provided by our USDA school meal program
  • Activities with our Samish Elder's program

Families can enroll in one or both programs listed below as long as there is room available.

Head Start Program

September to May: M, T, Th, F   9am-1pm (No school on Wednesdays)

  • Free comprehensive preschool program (3-5 yr. olds) for income eligible families or children with special needs
  • Health and developmental screenings
  • Home visits and Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Parent involvement activities and Family engagement events

Early Learning Center

Year-Round: M-F   7:30am-5:30pm

  • DEL licensed program for children 12mo-5yrs
  • Dedicated classroom for toddlers
  • Competitive Rates: private pay, DSHS, or Tribal CCDF sliding scale (tribal members only)

Would you like to join our school community?

Contact us for current availability

Enrollment is year-round.  There is a $50.00 registration fee and $30 annual fee.

We are updating our forms, please contact us for current rates and application forms.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us or stop by!  Thank you!


Culture Class – Beading

Anacortes | Dates: 21 – 22 Oct, 2017
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November Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 04 Nov, 2017
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Harvest Dinner

Anacortes | Dates: 04 – 04 Nov, 2017
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Enrollment Committee Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 14 Nov, 2017
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Everett Silvertips Hockey

Everett | Dates: 19 Nov, 2017
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Culture Committee Meeting

Dates: 03 Dec, 2017
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December Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 09 Dec, 2017
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Tribal Christmas Party

Anacortes | Dates: 10 Dec, 2017
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Offices Closed - New Year's Observed

Dates: 01 Jan, 2018 – 01 Jan, 2021
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