The Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Center serves more than 300 children in pre-kindergarten. The center offers the Head Start program and classes for at-risk students. It conducts a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for children to explore and manipulate. The Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Center works with parents at home to provide supportive environment based on daily routines and materials. The center offers special education and support programs for students with behavioral difficulties, learning disabilities and mental retardation. It assists with the nutrition and transportation of students. The Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Center is a part of Dodge City Public Schools.