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 first 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





     ** As of May 6, 2019, Corkscrew, Calusa Park, Golden Gate, Golden Terrace, Lake Trafford, Lely, Manatee, Naples Park, Osceola, Parkside, Poinciana, Sabal Palm, Shadowlawn, and Vineyards Elementary Schools are NOT available for Full Day VPK with Parent Pay Programs. Few slots remain at Village Oaks Elementary Schools for Full Day VPK with Parent Pay Option. Sabal Palm Elementary is NOT available for Half Day VPK Programs. **
    For additional VPK provider options in the community, please contact the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida.