Summer VPK In Jacksonville, FL

Free VPK Summer Program Information


2024 Summer VPK Program

June, 2024

July, 2024

Daily Schedule
Monday through Friday

Free Summer VPK Hours
8:30am – 4:00pm

VPK, Florida’s free PRE-K program, is for a child turning four years old on-or-before September 1st and residing in Florida. Our program ensures children are prepared to successfully start kindergarten through activities that build a strong foundation of knowledge for reading, writing, and mathematics.

We realize the foundation for future success is built by skills acquired through play and exploring. Our VPK program offers an engaging and challenging early education experience conducted in a safe and secure environment. Our VPK teachers are highly experienced and exceed the State’s requirements for teaching VPK.

Our Summer VPK Curriculum

As mentioned before, the Links to Early Learning curriculum is the first of its kind in the nation that researches, develops and offers evidence-based tools targeting young children at risk for reading failure. Our goal is to effectively instruct children at the very beginning of their reading journey to ensure long-term reading success.

The Links to Early Learning summer curriculum keeps these goals in mind. Our teachers and VPK parents understand the key concepts and the actions needed to promote reading success for our children through a variety of specific tools, services and resources. We are very proud of the challenging and fun combination the Links to Early Learning curriculum offers. Remember, the earlier we find a child at risk for reading problems and begin proper instruction, the better the outcome. We want every VPK child to achieve his or her reading potential for kindergarten and for life.

During the summer, the children in the VPK class work with original themed-lesson pans and modules designed to be fun and educational. Each child receives individual attention, which builds self-esteem while the child is becoming successful in reading, writing, math-through-drama play, music, and art. In addition, our VPK program prepares your child for kindergarten and elementary school by incorporating academic lessons in small group activities. We strive to offer the greatest learning experiences as we continue Setting the Foundation for Tomorrow’s Generation.

Documents & Information

You need:

  • Access to the internet and a scanner
  • Your child’s Social Security number
  • One proof of current residency (driver’s license, utility bill, or pay-stub)
  • One proof of age (birth certificate, passport, or military ID)

The VPK Enrollment Process

You need:

  • A working email address (Yahoo and Gmail offer free accounts)
  • To start the Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) registration process on the Office of Early Learning website at:
  • To separately scan and submit the required supporting age and
 residency documents in PDF format

Once the application and supporting documents are reviewed by the Early Learning Coalition staff, you will be emailed your Certificate of Eligibility within five (5) business days. You must then print the certificate and bring it to Rattles to Tassels Learning Center.

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