Enroll your 5-year-old child for the Summer VPK program


The Summer VPK program is for students who are or will be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2023 (will be entering kindergarten in August), and HAVE NOT already enrolled or participated in a School Year VPK program. (Students may participate in the school year VPK or Summer VPK – not both).

The Summer VPK will be held Monday, June 5 - Friday, July 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (No school July 3 - July 7).

Summer VPK is located at Upthegrove Elementary School (UES), 280 N Main St. in LaBelle. This location is for all area students (not just students who will be attending UES for kindergarten). All students who are able to submit an approved Certificate of Eligibility from the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida (registration available on the website - https://elcofswfl.org/ will be able to participate in the Summer VPK program. Please register ASAP and submit your Certificate of Eligibility to Mrs. Flora Talada at Upthegrove Elementary School so we can plan for an exciting Summer VPK experience for your child.

Documents required to register:
1. Child’s Birth Certificate

2. Parental proof of address (electric bill, driver’s license, lease or rent receipt with address)
3. Complete a School Registration Form – 2 sides
4. State of Florida Health Examination Form dated within one year of entry date.
5. State of Florida Certification of Immunization Form

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Talada at 863-674-4108, or 863-843-0904.

Registration will be held at the UES Office on the dates listed below from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Bring documents and certificate of eligibility to Mr. Talada at VPK Office (Red brick building next to UES). If assistance is needed to complete registration, please plan to attend one of the following events:
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Thursday, May 11, 2023

VPK, Upthegrove Elementary, registration