Program Information Report (PIR)

The Office of Head Start Program Information Report (PIR) provides comprehensive data on the services, staff, children, and families served by Head Start and Early Head Start programs nationwide. All grantees and delegates are required to submit PIR for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

The 2015–2016 PIR Form is now final. The final document is identical to the Advance Copy PIR Form 1.2 issued in February 2015. The 2015–2016 PIR is currently open for grantees to report. The 2015–2016 PIR is due to the Office of Head Start by Aug. 31, 2016.

The Advanced Copy of the 2016–2017 PIR Form is now available. There are no changes in the 2016–2017 Program Information Report (PIR) from the 2015–2016 form.

2015–2016 PIR Collection Documents

Advance Copy 2016–2017 PIR

Services Snapshots

Services Snapshots summarize annual PIR data. National Services Snapshots are available to download here:

If you are interested in a Services Snapshot for a program near you, use the Program Service Reports search tool.

Access to PIR Data

The PIR is an important source of descriptive and service data for the Head Start community, their partners, Congress, and for the general public. PIR data is compiled for use at the federal, regional, state, and local levels.

The full PIR data set, prior year reports, and PIR forms are available to the public on request.

Contact the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) help desk to request access.

HSES help desk
Email: help at hsesinfo dot org
Toll Free: 1-866-771-4737 Local: 703-528-0591
Hours of Operation:
Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–7 p.m. ET (excluding federal holidays and weather-related federal office closures)

Current HSES users have access to the full PIR data set in HSES via the Reports tab at



Program Information Report (PIR). HHS/ACF/OHS. 2016. English.

Last Reviewed: August 2016

Last Updated: August 2, 2016