VPK Eligibility

  • VPK Eligibility

    Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK)

    In order to be eligible for the VPK Program, the following must apply:

    • The child must be 4-years-old on or before September 1st of the current school year
    • The child must be a resident of the State of Florida
    • For free, VPK programs funded by Title I, the student must live within the boundary of the Title I school

    Children with disabilities, homeless and Foster Care children, who meet the requirements above, are welcomed to apply.

    When applying for the VPK Program, the following documents are required:

    • Proof of age (example: child's ORIGINAL birth certificate)
    • Proof of Broward County residency
    • Parent’s photo identification (driver’s license, State ID, etc.)
    • Parents must obtain a VPK Certificate of Eligibility. In order to do this, a valid email address is required.
      • Applications for the VPK Certificate of Eligibility are submitted online through the State’s Single Point of Entry (SPE) system: https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com/
      • Proof of residence and proof of age must be uploaded into the SPE system
      • A VPK Certificate of Eligibility will be emailed to the applicant


Contact Information

  • Head Start/Early Intervention

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-1961

    Fax: --

    TTL: --

    Phone: --

    Angela Iudica, Ph.D.