Summer Voluntary Pre-K

  • Who is eligible?
    Children who have never attended a VPK program and will be attending Kindergarten in Fall of 2023 and live in a Title I attendance zone are eligible for summer VPK.  Space is limited and minimum enrollment numbers must be met and sustained for the program to occur.

    May 29, 2024 - July 22, 2024 with a Holiday on June 19th and July 4th.  
    (Monday - Thursday, 7:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
    Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
    No bus transportation will be provided.

    Sherwood Elementary
    501 Cherokee Trail
    Pensacola, Florida 32506-3998

    Kids ready for Voluntary Pre-K


    Step 1:  Apply for a VPK Certificate of Eligibility (COE) online or contact the Early Learning Coalition at (850) 607-8556 for assistance. The child’s birth certificate and the parent’s proof of residence must be uploaded when applying.

    Step 2:  Complete an Escambia County School District online application in FOCUS.

    Step 3: Registration begins on April 1, 2024.  Once you have been notified of approval, bring the following documents to the Spencer Bibbs Center, located at 2005 North 6th Avenue. (Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00p.m.)

    • VPK Certificate of Eligibility (see Step 1)
    • Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residence (utility bill or lease agreement)
    • Immunization Record
    • Physical

    For more information call us at 850-806-8205.