The School District of Volusia County will provide a free, full-day Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program during the 2019-2020 school year. Families zoned for the hosting schools with a child who will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply for this VPK/Title I Early Learning Initiative.
Hosting schools are Edgewater Public, Forest Lake, Friendship, Holly Hill, Indian River, McInnis, Orange City, Palm Terrace, Pierson, Sugar Mill, Sunrise, Starke, Timbercrest, Turie T. Small and Westside elementary. In addition, a VPK program for families zoned for Horizon, Port Orange and South Daytona elementary schools will be hosted at Atlantic High School.
All sites will operate the program during regular school days and follow the districts school year calendar. Transportation will not be provided.
Parents may complete an application at their zoned school beginning April 17, 2019. To participate, a child must:
- be zoned for the hosting schools
- have a current, valid 2019-2020 school year Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia County – (386) 323-2400, or www.elcfv.org
- be a resident of Volusia County living within the school zone; and
- be 4 years-old on or before September 1, 2019;
For more information, call (386) 255-6475 extension 33210