Exceptional Children's Director:
Tikisha Joyner White
Northampton County Schools
701 N. Church Street
Jackson, NC 27845
Office: (252) 534-1371
Nicole H. Baker
4671 NC 46 Hwy. West
Gaston, NC 27832
Office: (252) 537-2877 ext. 2612
Cell: (252) 578-9590
A child must be 4 years old on or before August 31st to enroll in the Pre-Kindergarten Program. A child enrolling in Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before August 31st.
Speech Language Impairment does not guarantee a placement in school. When eligible, Pre-Kindergarten students may receive speech language services in the home setting if determined appropriate.
The CADA Head Start Program collaborates with the public school system to serve eligible 4 year olds. Eligibility is determined based on income. Head Start collaborative services are offered at Central Elementary School.
The Early Head Start Program is designed for children ages birth - 3. The Head Start Program also serves 3 and 4 year-olds. The Central Office for these programs is located at CADA in Rich Square, NC. For more information regarding these programs, call (252) 539-4155. Lamont Clark is the enrollment coordinator.