Instructional Programs

HCDE offers multiple programs for all ages

  • Harris County Department of Education directly serves approximately 30,000 students with four alternative campuses, therapy services provided in local schools, 17 Head Start centers for early childhood education, after-school programming in dozens of community and school settings and the largest adult education program in Texas.  

Contact Us

  • Harris County Department of Education
    Administration Building
    6300 Irvington Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77022
    713-694-6300

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HCDE’s five pillars impact students directly through:

  • Adult Education Providing adult education programming with classes serving students in ESL, GED and workforce development programs
  • CASE for Kids Providing after-school programs through schools and private providers
  • Head Start Providing educational support and preschool for low-income students from birth to age 4
  • School-Based Therapy Services Providing physical, occupational and music therapy for students in Harris County directly in the classroom
  • Special Schools Providing education to students with profound physical, mental and emotional disabilities