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 1 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 May 18, 2015 and redeem the $200 fee at that time.
Registration, technology and resource fees do not apply to students with a VPK: Child Eligibility and Enrollments Certificate
|VPK Instructional Hours||7:45am – 11:00am|
|Stay & Play Options||Daily Rate||Monthly Rate|
|11:00am – 2:55pm||$20||$200|
|11:00am – 6:00pm||$30||$300|
|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 recieve 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 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 need to pay the registration fee at the time of completion.|
|6||Medical documents, health records, and other required forms due prior to the first day of school.|