Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK)

School Year Program

The School District of Lee County's VPK School Year Program provides early childhood education to four-year-olds whose families meet free lunch guidelines, and who will be entering kindergarten the next fall. The 540 hour school year program follows the School District calendar. The VPK goal is to prepare preschool children for kindergarten.

Summer Program

The VPK Summer Program provides early childhood education for all four-year-olds who did not access VPK Program Services during the school year and who will be entering kindergarten in the fall. The goal of the 300 hour summer program is to prepare preschool children for kindergarten.

Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Preferred Providers

Florida Gulf Coast University's Family Resource Center

 Florida Gulf Coast University’s Family Resource Center

10495 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965

Phone: (239) 590-7855

Forza Child Development Center

28011 Performance Lane Suite 28,
Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Phone: (239) 643-6792

The Community Children's Center

The Community Children’s Center

1260 Wings Way
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

Phone: (239) 369-2220

Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center


4650 Fowler St,
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Phone: (239) 278-1148

Kendrick’s Family Daycare


3257 Canal St,
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Phone: (239) 337-7188