Designation Renewal System

Use of Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) in Head Start

The Office of Head Start (OHS) has published a list of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of the CLASS® Teacher-Child Observation Instrument in Head Start. This resource will help staff understand how CLASS® can be used for professional development and how it is used within OHS for program monitoring purposes.

About CLASS®

How is CLASS® used in Head Start Reviews?

What do the Head Start CLASS® review scores mean?

You can find additional information about CLASS® scores in 2019.

For more information about CLASS® scores in previous years: