Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK)

The Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) legislation was signed into law on January 2, 2005. This law created a program to prepare every four-year-old in Florida for kindergarten and built a strong foundation for their continued educational success. The VPK program provides each child the opportunity to perform better in school and throughout life with quality programs that include high literacy standards, accountability, appropriate curricula, substantial instruction periods, manageable class sizes and qualified instructors.

A parent may select the VPK program option that meets their needs:

 • School Year - 540 instructional hours OR

 • Summer Program - 300 instructional hours

The VPK programs serves any child who turns four on or before September 1st that resides in the state of Florida. (availiblity varies in different vpk sites) VPK is an entitlement program that is free for every four year old eligible for kindergarten the following year.

Follow this link to apply for a VPK Voucher: https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com/Account/Login

Glades VPK Enrollment

Florida VPK