VPK – Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten

  • What is VPK?
    • Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is a free, quality pre-kindergarten program for 4 year old children who reside in the state of Florida.
  • What times are VPK at VVCA for 2017-2018 school year
    • We offer 2 classes:
      • Both classes are from 8:10-11:00
  • How much does VPK cost for school year?
    • VPK classroom hours are 100% FREE.
    • Children that enroll in the extended day will need to register for $75.  It includes all the hours from 6:30 am to 8:10 am and 11:00 am to 5:30 pm for the weekly tuition rate of $80.  This also includes lunch, a nap, and pm snack.
  • What is the process to enroll a child in the VPK program?
    • The process to enroll an eligible child into a VPK program is an online application. The link is available at http://www.elc-marion.org/ under the VPK section (Orange Box).  If a parent is unable to upload the required documents, or needs assistance, computers are available in the lobby of the Marion County ELC.
  • How old must the child be to enroll in the VPK program?
    • The child must be 4 years of age ON or BEFORE September 1 of the current enrollment year. The program year is August 14th 2017 to May 25th 2018 tentatively.