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Summer Voluntary Pre-K

Escambia County School District

Summer VPK

Who is eligible?

Children who have never attended a VPK program and will be attending Kindergarten in Fall of 2023 and live in a Title I attendance zone are eligible for summer VPK.  Space is limited and minimum enrollment numbers must be met and sustained for the program to occur.


May 30, 2023 - July 20, 2023 with a Holiday on July 4th.  
(Monday- Thursday, 7:15 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
No bus transportation will be provided.


Global Learning Academy
100 N. P Street
Pensacola, FL 32505

Pre-K Kids


Step 1:  Obtain a VPK Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or go to the Early Learning Coalition, 1720 W. Fairfield Drive, Suite 100/400. Monday-Thursday 9:00-3:00, (850) 607-8556.  The child’s birth certificate and the parent’s proof of residence must be uploaded when applying for the Certificate of Eligibility.

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

Step 3: Beginning April 3, 2023, bring the following documents to Spencer Bibbs Center at 2005 N. 6th Avenue to complete registration Monday-Thursday, 8:00-3:00. Schools will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.  Registration is not complete until all documents have been approved and forms have been signed.

  • VPK Certificate of Eligibility (see Step 1)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (utility bill or lease agreement)
  • Immunization Record
  • Physical
  • Child’s Insurance Card
  • Verified Child’s Social Security Number

For more information call us at 850-595-6915 ext. 224.