Frequently Asked Question's

  • The following are the most frequently asked questions we receive. Always refer to Leon County Schools poilcy for additional infomation and details. 

  • Is there School Choice for Pre-K?

  • How long does the Pre-K/VPK enrollment process take?

  • When should I contact Early Childhood Programs to arrange a Screening appointment?

  • What should I do if all Leon County Schools VPK seats are filled?

  • Can a 3 year old or a young kindergartner attend VPK?

  • Once school starts, can I switch my child to another program/provider?

  • Transportation

  • I am not able to pick my child up at the time the program ends. Is there before/after school care available?

  • Is there a cost for VPK?

  • Do I need to apply for school choice for VPK if I am out of zone?

  • Do I need to have a VPK certificate from the Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend before I can start the process with LCS?

  • I have an older child attending a particular school and I want my Pre-K child to attend the same school as their sibling. Is that possible?

  • I need to register my child for Pre-K. Do I go to the school to do that?

  • Do schools have a cap on the number of Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) students they allow?