Prekindergarten (VPK)

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The School District of Palm Beach County participates in the Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program.  With support from the Department of Early Childhood Education, select schools offer full-day prekindergarten programming, as well as a summer VPK program.  All programs provide enriched educational experiences which ensure children are prepared academically and socially to enter kindergarten.  Classrooms utilize a research-based academic curriculum and provide caring and engaging opportunities for children to develop critical social-emotional skills.  

School Year 2020-2021 Enrollment
VPK registration for SY20-21 is open!  Please visit the "How to Enroll" page for information on the enrollment process and to find a school site.

To apply for a seat in a VPK classroom, contact Beverly Sears at beverly.sears@palmbeachschools.org or 561.434.8720.   

Para obtener ayuda en español, comuníquese con Nelly Cruz al nelly.cruz@palmbeachschools.org o al 561-432-6347.

Head Start Application Questionnaire
Click on the link below. Select the language you'd like and begin the questionnaire in English, Spanish or Haitian Creole. Once completed, someone will contact you based on the information provided. 
Click here to apply for the SDPBC Head Start program.


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Click here to apply for a Florida VPK Certificate 



(Click the links at the bottom of this page for other helpful websites)

To find out more about the importance of early childhood development and its current state in Florida click here to visit: The Children's Movement of Florida

Join our team! If you are interested in becoming a part of our esteemed substitute teacher pool
click here to view our 
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