To apply for Voluntary Prekindergarten, please visit the Florida’s Early Learning Portal.

If you live in Florida and your child turned 4 years old on or before September 1, your child is eligible for the VPK program. Some 5-year-olds are eligible depending on their birth date.

School Year Program – 540 instructional hours. Summer Program – 300 instructional hours.

Enrollment Requirements:

Parents must complete a VPK application online by clicking on the Florida VPK link here, or on the home page on this website — or at your nearest ELC Office.

Upload the child’s original birth certificate, passport, or immunization record signed by a physician.

Upload Proof of Florida Residency (e.g. electric bill, lease, driver’s license, or pay stub with address).

You may also contact a Family Resource Advisor at the Early Learning Coalition for more information at: (239) 935-6100.