Early Childhood Education

These sites offer statistics on early childhood programs, such as Early Head Start, Head Start, and First Steps, and information on the number of licensed and registered child care facilities in Indiana.

Child Care Demographics

  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    This site offers information from the current Demographic Trends Report produced by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. The child care section includes data on the number of licensed centers and homes, registered child care ministries, child care vouchers per county, etc.
  • Indiana Youth Institute
    This site provides historical information from 1995 by state and county on the number of licensed child care facilities, children receiving vouchers, children on wait lists for vouchers, and licensed slots per 100 children.

Early Head Start and Head Start

  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    This site provides basic statistics about the Indiana Head Start and Early Head Start program, including funding, enrollment, and the number of staff and centers.
  • Mathematica
    This site reports complete findings from the seven-year national evaluation of Early Head Start.
  • Office of Head Start
    National Head Start budget, enrollment, demographics, and program figures are presented on this site.

Early Intervention – First Steps

  • Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
    Find information and data from the current Demographic Trends Report produced by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration. Information on the number of children enrolled in First Steps is listed in the child care section.
  • Indiana Youth Institute
    This site provides historical information by state and county on the number of children receiving First Steps services since 1995.