Precious Lambs Preschool
Precious Lambs Preschool for 3 & 4-year-olds is locate in Jacksonville just off of Blanding Blvd on Argyle Forest Blvd – in Duval County. Our VPK program builds a solid start by providing hands-on experiential learning on the preschool level.
At Precious Lambs Preschool, we are devoted to our mission of offering a superior academic and spiritual education for this life and for eternity.
To learn more about our early childhood program or to arrange a tour or interview of our staff, contact us online or call us today at 904.778-1503.
3 and 4 Year Old Program and VPK
Precious Lambs Preschool offers programs for 3 and 4 year old children, offering a solid Christian education for developing minds.
Precious Lambs also participates in Florida's FREE VPK program for 4 to 5 year old's.
In addition to these programs, wrap around hours are available at a very competitive rate.
Again, you can get more information by contacting us directly at 904.778.1503
Michael Chappell, preschool director and VPK teacher
Lisa Wangerin, 3 year-old teacher
Cindy Sholes, preschool aide
Please give us a call to schedule an interview and/or visit. We'd love to meet you.
What is VPK?
VPK stands for Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. It is a program run by the state of Florida. Through this program, all four year old children in Florida have the privilege of attending 540 hours of preschool within a school year for FREE! The state of Florida then reimburses the VPK provider for each student for the year.
Only preschools that are qualified and certified are allowed to offer VPK. Precious Lambs is a certified VPK Provider!
Who is eligible for VPK?
Children who turn four years old on or before September 1st are eligible for VPK.If a child turns four years old after September 1st, he or she will need to wait until the following school year to enroll in the VPK program.
To enroll in VPK, parents will need to provide their child’s birth certificate as well as proof of residency to the (http://www.elcofduval.org/).
The ELC issues a Certificate of Eligibility to parents, which you will submit with your enrollment forms.
Are there any costs for VPK?
Your child’s VPK education is absolutely FREE by Florida law. There is a fee for late pickup.
Wrap around care, which is not included in the Florida VPK program, is available at a very reasonable rate.