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Knox County

       Edina Head Start/ Early Head Start

Ages 0-5         


401 N. First, Edina, MO 63537   


Center Hours:  Full Day 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday  


Center 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 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Community Characteristics:

Population: 410.  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.


Information on Facilities:

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.

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