Broward VPK Program
This is an exciting opportunity for parents/guardians of four year old eligible children.
VPK Program Information
Registration for School Year 2013-2014 is ongoing - Children are eligible if born between 09/02/08 - 09/01/09
Registration for Summer 2014 begins March 11 - Children are eligible if born between 09/02/08 - 09/01/09
Registration for School Year 2014 - 2015 begins March 11- Children are eligible if born between 09/02/09 - 09/01/10.
The child must be registered in the county in which the child will be attending a VPK school.
Community-Based Private and Faith-Based Providers- many schools will be providing VPK programs.
Broward County School Board sites – a limited number of School Board sites will be providing VPK programs.
VPK Enrollment Procedure
Each parent/guardian will receive a Certificate of Eligibility if he/she presents the appropriate documentation for their child/ren at the time of registration.
The parent/guardian will then be able to take the Certificate of Eligibility to an approved VPK community-based school or to an approved public school. The parent/guardian will submit the Certificate of Eligibility to the provider selected. Both parent/guardian and the provider sign in the appropriate places on the Certificate of Eligibility to indicate that the child has been enrolled in that school.
E-mail our VPK staff or call the VPK Hotline at 1-866-YOU-4-VPK (1-866-968-4875)
VPK Information Resources
For Parents: Transition to Kindergarten: What I Learned in VPK!
VPK Parent Handbook (Revised)
VPK Readiness Rate Information Booklet
VPK Readiness Rates- Customize Search Options for Provider Readiness Rates
(Kindergarten children in public schools are screened. The screening results of a child who was in VPK are used to compile a readiness rate for the VPK preschool class in which the child attended.)