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Title I Administrative Office

Spencer Bibbs Center
2005 North 6th Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32503
Phone: 850-595-6915
Fax: 850-595-6933

Monday - Friday: 
7:00 am - 5:00 pm


Escambia County School District Pre-K Program

The School District of Escambia County offers a free full-day Pre-K program for any student living in a Title One attendance area. Visit School Finder to find out your attendance zone.


Step 1:  Obtain a VPK Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or contact the Early Learning Coalition at (850) 607-8556 for assistance. The child’s birth certificate and the parent’s proof of residence must be uploaded when applying.

Step 2:  Complete an Escambia County School District online application in FOCUS.

Step 3:  Beginning May 6, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., complete the form to indicate which school you would like your child to attend.  Limited space is available at each site; submissions are time and date stamped. You will be contacted about your application within one business day.

Step 4:  Once you have been notified of approval, take the following documents to the school by July 31 (Students with incomplete files will be moved to the waiting list).

  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (Utility bill or lease)
  • Immunization Record
  • Physical (or appointment card for upcoming physical)
  • Proof of Income (W2 for all adults in home)*
  • Child’s Insurance Card
  • Child’s Social Security number

VPK Sites

Ensley*, Global*, Montclair*, OJ Semmes*, Weis*, West Pensacola,*
Bratt, Jim Allen, Holm, Longleaf, Molino Park, Navy Point, Sherwood
*Head Start services offered at sites require proof of income & additional application
Students may register for any site, however transportation is limited to students attending Pre-K in their zoned elementary school if available.


For more information call (850) 595-6915 Ext. 224.


Mission Statement

The mission of Escambia County School District Title I Pre-K is to provide a positive, high quality environment to increase school readiness and build a foundation for future success. All Pre-K educators will use developmentally appropriate practices in order to create experiences for students that are language-rich, engaging, intentional, and motivating while integrating 21st century technology. 


Program Information

The District's program collaborates with the State's Voluntary Prekindergarten Program, Title I, Exceptional Student Education, Migrant, and Head Start to serve over 500 children in 34 classrooms at 14 sites. Children may participate in the 540-hour VPK program during the school year or the 300-hour Summer VPK program.