VCS to Accept Applications for VPK School Year Program Starting March 8
DELAND – Volusia County Schools will provide a free, full-day Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program during the 2021-2022 school year. Families zoned for the hosting schools with a child who will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2021, are eligible to apply for this VPK/Title I Early Learning Initiative.
Hosting schools are Blue Lake Elementary, Discovery Elementary, Edgewater Public School, Enterprise Elementary, Forest Lake Elementary, Friendship Elementary, Holly Hill School, Indian River Elementary, McInnis Elementary, Orange City Elementary, Ormond Beach Elementary, Palm Terrace Elementary, Pierson Elementary, Read-Pattillo Elementary, South Daytona Elementary, Sugar Mill Elementary, Sunrise Elementary, Starke Elementary, Timbercrest Elementary, Turie T. Small Elementary, and Westside Elementary. In addition, a VPK program for families zoned for Horizon Elementary and Port Orange Elementary will be hosted at Atlantic High School.
All sites will operate the program during regular school days and follow the district’s school year calendar. Transportation will not be provided.
To register, complete the application at www.vcsedu.org/vpk beginning Monday, March 8. Classes fill quickly, so be sure to register early to secure a seat.
To participate, a child must:
- be zoned for the hosting schools; and
- be 4 years-old on or before September 1, 2021; and
- be a resident of Volusia County living within the school zone; and
- Apply for a valid 2021-2022 school year Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia County – (386) 323-2400 or www.familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com.
For more information, visit www.vcsedu.org/vpk or call 386-734-7190, ext. 20505.
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