In New Jersey, 2,393 children under the age of three are enrolled in Early Head Start programs, while 6,324 three-year olds and 7,173 four-year olds are enrolled in Head Start programs. The state currently has 20 percent of its three-year-olds and 28 percent of its four-year-olds enrolled in state-funded preschool programs. Additionally, the average annual cost of center-based infant care in the state is $10,949. New Jersey is known for its efforts to invest in high quality and culturally responsive pre-K programs. The state has also worked with parents and created pre-K classrooms in partnership with diverse local, community-based providers and preschools.