VPK’s New Assessment

Florida’s Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST) using Star Early Literacy The goal of the VPK program is to help develop and nurture students’ skills to be kindergarten ready. This year children in VPK will be taking Renaissance Star Early Literacy® to gauge their performance on early literacy skills and early numeracy skills as part of Florida’s Assessment of Student Thinking (FAST). The assessment will be administered at least three times – the beginning, middle and … Read more

VPK Handbook: What Parents Need to Know & Understand About Florida VPK

Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program (VPK), is a free educational program that prepares 4-year-olds for success in kindergarten and beyond. Children who live in Florida and are 4 on or before September 1 of the school year can enroll. Parents whose children are born between February 2 and September 1 of the calendar year may postpone enrolling their 4-year-old until the following year when their child is 5. To register your child for VPK, simply … Read more