Duval County Public Schools offers a variety of engaging early learning programs that prepare children for successful entry into kindergarten. Parents may enroll their ages 3-5 child in a standards-based, developmentally appropriate school year program or the Summer Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program for children entering kindergarten in the fall. Qualified families may choose to enroll in a comprehensive early learning program (Head Start) for students as young as three years of age.
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DCPS Head Start Program (ages 3 & 4)
Head Start early learning services are available at ten DCPS elementary schools through a partnership with Lutheran Services of Florida. For registration information, call (904) 362-1632 or visit their website Lutheran Services Head Start.
Key Phone Numbers
District VPK Office
Early Learning Coalition Office
Lutheran Services/Head Start