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.

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


Gladiolus Learning and Development Center

Gladiolus Learning and Development Center

10320 Gladiolus Dr.
Fort Myers, FL 33908

Phone: (239) 481-2100


The Community Children’s Center

The Community Children's Center

1260 Wings Way
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

Phone: (239)369-2220


The Learning Tree of Fort Myers

The Learning Tree of Fort Myers

16225 Winkler Rd.
Fort Myers, FL 33908

Phone: (239)433-5499


The Children’s Learning Center at Florida South Western State College

The Children's Learning Center at Florida South Western State College

13311 FSW Ln.
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Phone: (239) 267-1136