When Is My Child Eligible for the VPK Program?


  • 2021-2022 VPK Program
    Born between September 2, 2016 and September 1, 2017


  • 2022-2023 VPK Program
    Born between September 2, 2017 and September 1, 2018

Extended Parent Choice

As of July 2017, children born between February 2 and September 1 of the program year may attend VPK either that program year or postpone attending until the following program year as long as the child has not yet been admitted to kindergarten.

  • Children with birthdays between February 2, 2017 and September 1, 2017 are eligible for:

    • 2022 Summer VPK Program

    • 2022-2023 School Year VPK Program


Click to Apply Today via the Florida Early Learning Family (DEL) Portal.


Contact Us

Parents: (561) 514-3300
Providers/Administrative: (561) 214-8000
Boynton Beach Administrative Office Hours: 8:30am to 5pm (Monday-Friday)
Palm Springs & Rivera Beach/Port Center Office Hours: 8am to 5:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

Special Notice:

If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in any ELCPBC event or activity, please notify Christie Young, Single Point of Contact, by phone at 561-214-7424 or by email at christie.young@elcpalmbeach.org within at least seven (7) days of the event. Accommodation will be provided at no extra charge.