VPK gives children who are 4 and 5-years-old a jump start on education and it’s FREE!The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program – or VPK – is a free prekindergarten program for 4 and 5-year-old children who reside in Florida.
Please see the VPK flyers. We encourage all our parents to register for VPK now to avoid last minute rush for certificates!
ALL of our locations are taking certificates but some spaces are limited. Please get your certificate in as quick as possible and not wait until the summer when you risk your child's start date in VPK being delayed.
To be eligible, a child must be 4 on or before September 1, 2019 (birth date from 9/2/2015 through 9/1/2016).
- Families must have a working email address
- Log on to www.VPKDuval.org and complete online application
- Separately scan and submit supporting documents in PDF format
o Proof of Florida residency (current utility bill, driver’s license or pay stub)
o Proof of child’s age (birth certificate, military ID, current shot record)
- Once application and documentation have been reviewed by ELC, parent will receive an email notification to log in and print the VPK Certificate of Eligibility. (This may take approximately 5 business days).
- For more information, call 904-208-2044 or visit www.earlylearningjax.org
Call your center directly to with any questions as well.
VPK presents each child the opportunity to perform better in school and throughout life with quality programs that include age-appropriate curricula and emphasize early literacy skills, accountability, manageable class sizes and qualified instructors.
Remember, T’s Early Learning Center also provides the best quality, year-round child daycare and preschool education at five locations in the Jacksonville and St. Augustine Florida areas. Contact us today.