Welcome to the Early Childhood Programs website. Our team is dedicated and committed to providing support, resources, and advocacy for the protection and continuance of developmentally appropriate and child-centered practices in the early childhood classroom environment.
We hope you find this site helpful and informative. If you do not find the information that you are looking for, please contact us at
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To be eligible to participate in Orange County Public Schools' Voluntary Pre-K program your child must be 4 years of age by September 1 of the school year in which he or she would enroll, and you must reside in Orange County.
All VPK registration MUST be completed ONLINE on computer or smart phone at
The applications can be accessed in ALL languages.
The online application is open for the 2016-2017 school year.
The online application for the 2017-2018 school year is now open.
For questions regarding your online application, please call the Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C) at (407) 522-2252.
Summer VPK Program 2017
300 Instructional Hours
Dates: June 5, 2017 through August 3, 2017 (closed Fridays beginning with Friday June 23rd and also closed 4th of July week)
Student Hours: 7:30am to 4:30pm
(different hours for the first and last day)
Summer VPK is an option for any child that turned four years of age by September 1st of the current school year and did not previously participate in the school year VPK program.
Parents must obtain a Certificate of Eligibility by applying online.
The following location(s) will begin accepting Certificates of Eligibility for the Summer VPK Program 2017 on April 3, 2017.
VPK Registration for the 2017-2018
VPK registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin the week of March 13-17, 2017. Schools will begin accepting Certificates for enrollment on Monday March 13, 2017.
During the week of March 13th, families zoned for the school will be given priority. Out of zone families will be placed on a waitlist until
March 27, 2017. If space remains available, then out of zone students may be registered.
Parents must pre-register for VPK approval online and will receive their issued Certificate approval via email. To receive a VPK Certificate of Eligibility parents must complete an online application and upload required documents.
Please contact the school directly for the most up to date information.
School Year VPK Program
540 Instructional Hours
Parents must pre-register online and will receive their issued Certificate via email.
Schools are now accepting VPK applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Your child must be four (4) on or before September 1, 2016 to be eligible.
Students living in a school zone will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.
You are required to bring your VPK Eligibility and Enrollment Certificate, child's proof of birth (such as a birth certificate) and an OCPS-accepted proof of residency (such as a deed, current lease, or tax exemption card). Click on the following links for the OCPS School Enrollment and Registration Information.
Please Note: The maximum enrollment is 20 students as required by the State. If a school has reached the maximum enrollment, then request to be placed on their waiting list.
Full day programs are exclusively for Title I schools. In order for a child to attend a VPK/Title I program, they must reside in either the school’s attendance zone or another Title I school attendance zone.
For additional VPK information, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County website at www.elcoc.org.
Click HERE for the current listing of OCPS sites with openings in their VPK programs for the 16-17 school year. Listings are subject to change daily depending on student enrollment. Please contact the school directly for the most up to date information.
Kindergarten Registration begins
Click HERE for information on registering your child for school. Check out the "Welcome to Kindergarten" Booklet for ideas and resources to make your child's year successful!
Welcome to Kindergarten.pdf
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet - Spanish