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Early Childhood Registration

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    VPK Registration for Late Applicants for Duval County Public Schools 

    The late application period for Duval County Public Schools VPK programs for the 2020-2021 school year is now open. Families who are interested in private care or daycare facilities should contact the private school, daycare, or the Early Learning Coalition for assistance.

     

    VPK Late Application Submission Steps

    Parents of students new to Duval County Public Schools, must create a student number and parent account.  Parents of students who have had previous engagement with the district through ESE services, Head Start, or the Teen Parent program, do not need to create a student number.  However, all parents are encouraged to create a parent account.  Click here to create the student number and/or parent account. 

    Once the student number and/or parent account is created, please email two proofs of address to dcpsec@duvalschools.org.  In the email, please be sure to provide the student's name and/or student number.  Once the address has been verified and the parent account is approved, the parent will receive an email within 1-2 business days with the application attached.  Parents are encouraged to complete the application and submit to dcpsec@duvalschools.org as soon as possible.  Once received and processed, parents will receive an email with the status of the application.  Once approved, the school will contact the parent to complete the registration process.  Please note:

    ■ Parents will be able to select up to three VPK programs, in order of preference, that the student is eligible to attend.  Parents are encouraged to check seat availability at school sites by clicking here.

    ■ A student whose home school is Title I can only attend a Title I VPK program; a student whose home school is Non-Title I can only attend a Non-Title I VPK program.

    ■ To find out your attendance area school, click here

     

    Acceptance

    After acceptance, parents must provide the school with the following documents to complete the registration process:

    ■ Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition

    ■ Proof of age (Birth certificate)

    ■ State of Florida Health Exam form

    ■ Florida Certificate of Immunization

    ■ Proof of residency

    Proof of residence is required before a student is enrolled in his/her properly assigned school. For registration and subsequent enrollment, the parent or legal guardian must complete the district's student registration form and submit: 2 (two) documents from the sources listed in Column A (both sources of information must match) or 1 (one) document from Column A and 2 (two) documents from Column B (all sources of information must match)

     

    Column A

    Column B

    Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) Bill or TECO Bill

    Automobile Insurance

    Mortgage Agreement (or closing statement)

    Credit Card Statement

    Lease Agreement (from a company, or *private individual)

    Bank Account Statement

    Driver’s License or State ID

    US Postal Service Confirmation of Address Change

     

    Current Bank Account Statement (may block out account number)

     

    Payroll Statement

     

    Current Non-cellular Phone Bill

     

    Vehicle Registration

     Seats will be released on June 1st if registration is NOT complete.

     

    Students accepted into a Non-Title I VPK program must adhere to the VPK extended day fee schedule if the child remains in school after 11:30 am.

    The established extended day services fee is divided equally across ten months.  The fee is $300 each month.  Fees can be paid in full by the first of each month or broken into two payments on the 1st and 15th of the month.  A late fee of $25.00 will be assessed for all late payments.  There are no waivers or pro-rated fees for wrap-around services.  If the due date falls on the weekend or on a holiday, the payment will be due on the next business day.

    ■Non-compliance with the procedures related to parent payment of fees may result in the child not being able to continue in the extended day program.

    Parent fee schedule for VPK extended day services from 11:30 am-3:00 pm for non-Title I sites only: 

Month Amount Due
Aug-20 $300.00
Sep-20 $300.00
Oct-20 $300.00
Nov-20 $300.00
Dec-20 $300.00
Jan-21 $300.00
Feb-21 $300.00
Mar-21 $300.00
Apr-21 $300.00
May-21 $300.00
Total due for school year: $3,000.00