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Registration Window For 2015 BCPS Summer VPK is Now Open

Friday, May 08, 2015
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) offers a free, full day Summer Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program from June through August 2015. The Summer VPK program is available to children that will be 5-years-old on or before September 1, 2015, and who did not use their VPK Certificate of Eligibility during the 2014/15 school year.

Under the instruction of District certified teachers, Summer VPK classes operate Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., beginning Tuesday, June 9, 2015, through Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Students will receive free breakfast, lunch and a snack.  

To participate in the BCPS 2015 Summer VPK program, parents/guardians must apply for, receive and present a VPK Certificate of Eligibility to their selected school. To receive a Certificate of Eligibility, visit https://vpkcp.floridaearlylearning.com. Parents/Guardians also need to provide required documents such as, proof of age (child’s birth certificate, passport, military dependent card or immunization record) and proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill or pay stub).

To enroll students in the BCPS 2015 Summer VPK Program, parents/guardians must bring their VPK Certificate of Eligibility to one of the three participating schools listed below.
Liberty Elementary School
2450 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063
Mirror Lake Elementary School
1200 NW 72nd Avenue
Plantation, FL 33313
Sea Castle Elementary School
9600 Miramar Boulevard
Miramar, FL 33025
For step-by-step instructions on how to apply, see the attached flier. For more information about the District’s VPK Program, contact one of the schools listed above or the District’s Head Start/Early Intervention Department at, 754-321-1954.


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