What is the Florida
Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program is a FREE education program that helps prepare your child for school. VPK builds a solid academic foundation for children before beginning kindergarten. The program supports children at different stages of development and boosts their reading, math, language and social skills.
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Research shows that children who participate in VPK programs…
- Are better prepared for school
- Perform better on standardized tests
- Have higher reading and math scores
- Have better school attendance rates
- Are more likely to graduate high school
- Develop essential lifelong social and emotional skills
- Have better long-term health
- Earn better pay as adults
To enroll your child, you must submit copies of the following:
- Proof you live in Florida, such as a recent utility bill, current ID, recent paystub, or rental agreement with your current address.
- Your child’s birth certificate, passport, or immunization record.