For your convenience, VPK registration is completely online! To register your student in a VPK program, please follow the application and enrollment instructions below.
IMPORTANT: ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1. A VPK CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED TO APPLY. PLEASE COMPLETE STEP 1 BELOW DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2021. BETWEEN FEBRUARY 1- MARCH 1 YOU WILL SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ONLINE, INDICATING THE SCHOOL OF CHOICE. A RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS WILL OCCUR IN MARCH. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL REGARDING YOUR CHILD'S PLACEMENT. YOU WILL THEN REGISTER THROUGH SKYWARD.
Registration for the current school year is ongoing throughout the year. Please contact the VPK office for availability at your desired school.
Step 1 - Apply for a VPK Certificate
Apply for your VPK Certificate of Eligibility through the Early Learning Coalition of Seminole. This certificate is required as it entitles your child to three hours of state-funded free prekindergarten for all 4-year-olds regardless of family income.
This will require parents/guardians to complete an application and upload the following documents in PDF format:
- Proof of Florida residency (e.g. electric bill, current Florida driver's license, lease)
- Proof of child's age (e.g. birth certificate, passport)
Your child's Certificate of Eligibility will be emailed to you as soon as documents are verified. This may take up to 10 business days.
Visit the Parent Portal on the Coalition's website to begin the process of obtaining your VPK Certificate.
IF YOU REQUIRE ASSISTANCE OBTAINING THE VPK CERTIFICATE PLEASE CONTACT THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION
- 289 Hunt Park Cove Longwood, FL 32750 PHONE 407-960-2460
Step 2- Complete an online application to select a school beginning February 1, 2021-You must upload your VPK certificate with your application
The application window will open at 12 p.m. on February 1, 2021 and run through 11:59 p.m. on March 1, 2021.
Apply at seminoleschoolchoicesapplication.us.
All applications received during this time are of equal weight and are not assigned on a first come, first served basis. Applications are processed through a random lottery. Applications received after March 1, 2021 will be prioritized by date.
The VPK Certificate of Eligibility must be uploaded in the application process for your application to be considered complete. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
** Notifications will be emailed to parents approximately March 3, 2021 **
Parents have 10 days to accept (or decline) their child’s placement in the VPK Program through seminoleschoolchoicesapplication.us.
Step 3- Enroll your child online
After receiving an email confirmation and accepting placement, please visit www.scps.k12.fl.us/VPKEnrollment and select the option to enroll your child.
The enrollment link and process will not be activated until placement confirmation emails have been sent.