NICEVILLE, Fla. – The Okaloosa County School District now is accepting early registration for the 2021-22 school year. Also, registration is open for the Summer VPK Program.
The registration is for children new to the school district, including those entering kindergarten. Florida law provides that any child who will be five on or before September 1 is eligible for kindergarten that school year.
Registration may be completed online at https://www.okaloosaschools.com/schools/2021/registration-portal or at any time during the regular school day at your child’s zoned school.
To complete the registration process, parents/guardians must have:
- Proof of the child’s age (birth certificate)
- Florida certificate of immunization
- Social Security card
- School physical dated no later than 12 months before the first day of school
- Proof of residency
Parents/guardians may obtain further information by calling your child’s zoned school or Curriculum and Instruction at 850.833.4208.
Summer VPK Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year
Registration for the Summer VPK Program is also available. Florida law provides that any child who turned five on or before September 1, 2021, and is eligible to attend kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year and did not attend VPK during the current 2020-2021 school year is eligible to participate in Summer VPK.
To register for Summer VPK, a certificate of eligibility must be obtained from the Early Learning Coalition.
For Summer VPK enrollment, parents/guardians must have:
- Proof of Florida residency
- All registration documents listed above for school registration The Summer VPK site will be Elliott Point Elementary (South area), enrollment permitting.
Parents must provide transportation for Summer VPK students. Further information for Summer VPK enrollment may be obtained by calling the Early Learning Coalition Program at 850.833.3627 or Ms. Debbie Haan at 850.689.7211.