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Florida VPK Program

Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program is designed to prepare four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success. All children who turn
4-years-old on or before September 1st and reside in Florida are eligible to attend a VPK program. Parents must provide proof of the child’s age and residency during registration. The program helps to ensure that all children are intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially ready to enter school and ready to learn, fully recognizing the crucial role of parents as their child’s first teacher.  With over 1,200 schools throughout Tampa Bay, parents choose where their child learns!


  • Free for all 4-year-olds in Florida

  • No registration fees

  • School Year and Summer Programs available

  • Focuses on reading, writing and social skills

For more detailed information on the VPK program in your area, please click on your County of residence below.

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