St. Matthew’s Catholic School Florida Voluntary Pre K (VPK) 4 year olds
Children who are residents of Florida and are 4 years old by September 1st are eligible to participate in the VPK program.
Parents must apply at http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk. Space is limited and based on availability. The registration forms and required documents must be submitted to St. Matthew Catholic School (SMCS) before class is full to secure a position.
The VPK program offers 540 instructional hours (166 days from 7:45-11:00 am). St. Matthew’s Pre K program is 585 hours (180 days) of instructional time. There is a fee of $200, for the additional hours offered, that is due at time of registration. Families opting out of the additional hours may withdraw their student by day 167 of the school year and redeem the $200 fee at that time.
Registration, technology and resource fees do not apply to students with a VPK: Child Eligibility and Enrollment Certificate.
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VPK Certificate REQUIRED
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New Family Registration Process
|Steps for Registration|
|Pre-Kindergarten 3||Pre-Kindergarten 4 (VPK)|
|1||Schedule a tour||Schedule a tour|
|2||Fill out Online Application||Fill out Online Application|
|3||Once approved by principal, you will receive a welcoming e-mail.||Apply for VPK Certificate Online: http://www.elcduval.org/voluntary-pre-k/|
|4||Complete the online enrollment. You will need to pay the $300 registration fee at the time of completion.||Once approved by principal, you will receive a welcoming e-mail.|
|5||Medical documents, health records, and other required forms due prior to the first day of school.||Complete the online enrollment. You will NOT need to pay the $300 registration fee at the time of completion. (VPK does not pay the same fee)|
|6||Medical documents, health records, and other required forms due prior to the first day of school.|