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Welcome to the Early Childhood Program 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: 407-250-6260 ext. 6352263.

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 now open for the 2019-2020 school year! 

For questions regarding your online application, please call the Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc. (4C) at (407) 522-2252. 

Early Childhood Automated Information Line:  407-317-3330

2019-2020 VPK Registration

Schools will begin accepting Certificates from families with children currently enrolled at their school the week of March 4-8, 2019.  If class capacity is reached by the end of this week, schools will accept Certificates to be placed on the wait list.

Schools will begin welcoming parents the week of March 11-15, 2019 for VPK enrollment.

Parents must pre-register online to receive their issued VPK Certificate of Eligibility via email at

Students will receive priority at their zoned school.  If there are spaces available after all zoned children have been accepted, then students will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You are required to bring your VPK Eligibility and Enrollment Certificate and an OCPS-accepted proof of residency (such as a deed, current lease, or tax exemption card). 

Please Note: The maximum enrollment is 20 students per class as required by the State. If a school has reached the maximum enrollment, then request to be placed on their waiting list.

In order for a child to attend a full-day Title I/VPK program, they must reside in either the school's attendance zone or another Title I school attendance zone. 

Click HERE for the listing of schools offering Full Day VPK programs for the 19-20 school year.

Click HERE for the listing of schools offering Half Day VPK programs for the 19-20 school year.

For additional VPK information, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County website at

Summer VPK Program 2019

300 Instructional Hours

Dates: June 4, 2019 - July 31, 2019
The Summer VPK program will be closed on Fridays beginning with Friday, June 21 and closed during the week of the Fourth of July holiday. 

Summer VPK is an option for any child that turned four years of age by September 1 of the current school year and did not previously participate in the school year VPK program.

Parents must obtain a Certificate of Eligiblity by applying online at: 

The following locations will be hosting Summer VPK:

Washington Shores Primary Learning Center
2500 Bruton Blvd Orlando, FL 32805
(407) 250-6260

Shingle Creek Elementary
5620 Harcourt Avenue Orlando, FL 32839
(407) 354-2650

2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration

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Kindergarten Registration Now Open

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 Booklet
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet Spanish
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet Creole
Welcome to Kindergarten Booklet Portuguese



Helpful Links

Tips for Raising a Successful Student

For VPK information p
lease visit the links below: 

VPK Fact Sheet.pdf

VPK Parent Guide.pdf

VPK Specialized Instructional Services (SIS) .pdf

VPK SIS Fact Sheet for Parents.pdf

Click HERE for details on how to locate your zoned elementary school and access a school directory.

Full Day VPK Programs

Half Day VPK Programs

For additional VPK providers, visit the Early Learning Coalition of Orange County website at

Now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. See the attached flyer for information. 

Online Application Information Flyer 

 VPK Students

Contact Information

Director - Curriculum and Instruction

 Early Childhood Programs

Instructional Resource Support

- Early Childhood

- Community Alignment Project

VPK Program Assistant