Ages 0-5 • Knox County

Edina Head Start/ Early Head Start

401 N. First
Edina, MO 63537

Phone: 660-397-3428
Hours: Full Day 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Supervisor: Tonya Hunt

History of this Location

The Edina Head Start Center opened in its current location in August of 1993.  This location was built for Head Start by Kirksville business man Vance Myers.  This center was purchased by CAPNEMO Head Start on February 24, 1999.  A loan was obtained from the USDA Rural Development that allowed Head Start to make this purchase.  The center operates a full session from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Community Characteristics

Population: 1,014.  The Edina community has several opportunities for employment including; The Knox County Residential Care Facility, Knox County Public School, two banks and several small businesses.  Several residents necessitate travel outside of the community for employment.

Facility Information

CAPNEMO Head Start is in a contractual agreement with USDA Rural Development for a monthly payment of 712.00.  This payment also includes the monthly payment for the Edina Center.