BRADENTON – Parents who would like for their child to attend Voluntary Prekindergarten at one of Manatee County’s public schools for the 2013-2014 school year need to apply, in person, at the School District’s Parent Information Center during the VPK Priority Choice Open Enrollment Period, which runs from Monday, April 1st – Friday, April 12th, 2013. The Parent Information Center is located at 234 Manatee Avenue East, in Bradenton.
Beginning Monday, April 1st, VPK Priority Choice applications will be available at school sites and will be available online at www.manateeschools.net. VPK Priority Choice Applications can also be obtained at the School District’s Parent Information Center.
It is important to note that parents will need to bring the following documents to the School District’s Parent Information Center along with the VPK Priority Choice Application: ID, a certified birth certificate and the VPK Certificate of Eligibility (COE) which must be obtained from the Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County, Inc. located at 3526 9th Street W, Bradenton, FL. For questions regarding the COE, please contact the Early Learning Coalition at 941-757-2900.
Approval of VPK Priority Choice applications are subject to enrollment capacities and other demographic criteria. VPK placement is not first come, first served.
To view the VPK Policies and Procedures please visit www.manateeschools.net. For further information on any School Choice options available through the Manatee School District, please contact the Parent Information Center at 708-4971.