Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program (VPK)

Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program or VPK is a free educational program designed to prepare 4-and 5-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success.

Who is eligible?

Children who reside in Miami-Dade County who are four years old on or before September 1st. Parents may choose to wait to enroll their child for VPK until the following year for 4-year-olds with birthdays from Feb. 2 through Sept. 1 in a calendar year.

About Our Different Programs:

VPK TITLE I PROGRAMS:Click here for a list of all Title I VPK Schools
VPK FEE SUPPORTED PROGRAMS:Click here for a list of all Fee-Supported VPK Schools
VPK INCLUSION PROGRAMS:Click here for a list of all Inclusion VPK Schools

How to Register for Prekindergarten Programs (VPK) in Miami-Dade County Public Schools?

    VPK Student Selection

    Schools with more eligible applicants than slots available, will make student selections utilizing a lottery system.

    How to Obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to complete VPK registration?

    Use the VPK Portal online system to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to complete VPK registration.