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Get help applying for VPK

 July 15, 2021


Pinellas County Schools and the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas are hosting a special VPK Registration Event. The event will take place in St. Petersburg on July 24.

Families will be able to register for VPK for the 2021-2022 school year and:

  • Get step-by-step help!
  • Learn about FREE full-day VPK options.
  • Get a Certificate of Eligibility (voucher)!

Prekindergarten programs prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond. To participate in VPK, children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year they are enrolled. To attend VPK, students must have a Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition. Please note: VPK programs are popular and have limited availability.

At all VPK programs, children attend free for three hours each day. In the upcoming school year, 25 elementary schools will offer a free full-day, six-hour program.

Make sure to bring your Florida Driver's License or another government-issued ID. You’ll also need these items:

  • Birth certificate/proof of child’s age
  • Florida Certificate of Immunization (DH Form 680)
  • Physical examination certificate by a licensed examiner
  • Proof of residency (two forms of documentation)

The event will be held 10 am to noon, July 24, at Lakeview Fundamental, 2229 25th Street South, St. Petersburg.

For more information about VPK, visit or call 727-588-6513.