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Register your 4-year-old for voluntary pre-kindergarten (psst, It's free!)

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Voluntary pre-kindergarten is a FREE program for 4-years-olds who are residents in the state of Florida. The goal is to prepare children for school before they enter the formal school setting. Children receive 540 instructional hours in a year, and each class is limited to 20 students. Families can register online or in person.

This is a great opportunity for  4-year-olds to get ready academically, socially and emotionally for kindergarten. And it's FREE!

To learn more about VPK...

  • Visit the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County’s site here.

    or

  • Read more on the state’s Office of Early Learning here.

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Additional Resources
  • Organization Name

    Office of Early Learning, Florida Department of Education

    Voluntary Prekindergarten — statewide information about free prekindergarten for Florida 4-year-olds

  • Organization Name

    Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County

    Local child-care information, resource and referral, including help paying for care for eligible families

  • Organization Name

    School District of Palm Beach County

    Department of Early Childhood Education — information on Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, Head Start and Early Head Start, which are designed to promote school readiness

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