Contact Us

Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

J.F. Kennedy Early Learning Center

Early Childhood Department

2001 Russell St

Lake Charles, LA 70605

For more information regarding any of the programs listed, please call 337-217-4210 Ext. 2802

Application and Selection Dates

STEP 1: Submit an application for Calcasieu Parish Network online at www.calcasieu4all.com

2021-2022 Enrollment will open on April 12, 2021 at midnight and will remain open until May 25, 2022.

Application Windows

  • Round 1 April 12, 2021 - May 14, 2021 Placement will begin on Monday, June 1, 2021.
  • Round 2 May 15, 2021 -June 18, 2021 Placement will begin on July 16, 2021.
  • Round 3 June 19, 2021 - May 26, 2022 Placement begins in July and continues throughout the school year.

STEP 2: Head Start Families ONLY

After enrollment, an email will be sent with the date of your vertification visit as well as details of required documentation. All information must be accurate and verified. If a student is selected for admission based on application information that is later determined to be false, the student may lose admission into the program. Please check your account dashboard daily for email correspondence in regards to your child's 3-year-old Head Start interview.

STEP 3: Eligiblity for placement occurs when verification is complete and reviewed. Parents will be notified via email.

STEP 4: Once placement occurs, the parent must login to their portal and accept the seat.