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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 2021 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.


June 8, 2021 - July 21, 2021 with a Holiday on July 5th.  
(Monday- Thursday, 7:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.)
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
No bus transportation will be provided.


O.J. Semmes Elementary, 1250 E Texar Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503

Pre-K Kids


Step 1:  Apply for a VPK Certificate of Eligibility (COE) online 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: Registration begins on April 5, 2021.  Once you have been notified of approval, bring the following documents to the Spencer Bibbs Center, located at 2005 North 6th Avenue. (Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30p.m.)  The first day for students is June 8.

  • 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.