Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK)

  • Collier County Public Schools Pre-K Programs is commited to providing an enhanced and rewarding early learning experience that will give children the skills needed to succeed in Kindergarten and throughout their educational journey.
    Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) is available for children ages 4 - 5, born on or before September 1st, and residing in the state of Florida. 
    CCPS Pre-K Programs include:
    • Highly-qualified State of Florida Certified Teachers
    • Age-appropriate curricula with a strong emphasis on early literacy skills
    • Staff to child ratio 1 to 10 or lower


    Applications for enrollment are accepted online beginning in December. Enrollment for VPK is on a first come first served basis.  Spaces are limited.

    Families interested in VPK at Collier County Public Schools must apply and obtain a Florida VPK Child Certificate of Eligibility (VPK Voucher) obtainable online at:
    Or locally at:

    Early Learning Coalition of SWFL
    3050 North Horseshoe Drive Suite#231

    Naples, FL 34104 • 239-213-1137
    Additional Information
    Please contact Collier County Public Schools Office of Early Learning
    Email vpk@collierschools.com  

    Telephone (239) 377-0590

    2020 - 2021 SCHOOL YEAR

     *For NEW applicants only. Duplicate applications may delay processing.

    For Families with existing applications for other children, CLICK HERE TO PRE-APPLY FOR NEW CHILD  

    ****Open Application for 2020 - 2021 Florida State VPK Vouchers begin January 1, 2020. Please visit elcofswfl.org ****

    For additional VPK provider options in the community, please contact the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida.