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Apply soon for prekindergarten programs

 Jan. 9, 2020

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Pinellas County Schools offers a free VPK program for 4-year-olds for three hours a day. We also offer a prekindergarten program for 3-year-olds.

The application period for Pre-K for 3-year-olds and Voluntary Prekindergarten is Jan. 20 to Jan. 31. During the application period, families can apply online for programs next school year at Parents will need to log back into the district’s Student Reservation System Feb. 24 to March 6 to accept an invitation.
Pre-K 3 is for children who will be 3 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020. For information about Pre-K 3, visit or call 727-588-6000 ext. 2184.
VPK is for children who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020. Parents interested in VPK also need a Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition. To get the certificate, visit the Early Learning Coalition website at If you have questions about the certificate, call 727-400-4411. For information about VPK, visit or call 727-588-6513.