4 Years Old Before September 1st
St. Paul Christian School offers the Florida Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program (VPK). This is a free (regardless of income), voluntary state subsidized program for all children who turn four on or by September 1st. With a VPK certificate, your child can attend our program at a highly discounted price.
Field Trips and Classroom Guests
Trained and Experienced Staff
To participate, you child must be registered by the State of Florida. Parents must supply birth certificates and proof of residency to Child Care Services (107 Tupelo Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, FL; Phone: 850-833-9330) for all participating students. VPK students must attend class for 540 hours to be eligible.
You may read additional information and apply for the VPK program at School Readiness. After you complete this online application for VPK, you will be required to meet with a representative of the Early Learning Coalition that serves Okaloosa County. The Early Learning Coalition of Okaloosa County starts processing Florida VPK applications in January for the coming year. Please register as soon as possible.
Developing the child's self-concept
Helping and guiding the child so that the joy of discovery and learning may be experienced
Encouraging and assisting the child to make their own choices and decisions
Helping the child develop positive relationships with their peers and adults
The classroom environment at St. Paul Christian School is designed to be educational and stimulating using books, art, music, puzzles, and manipulative toys. The curriculum and methods are developed from current relevant educational principles.
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Based on enrollment, class hours and days are subject to change.
Fridays are optional.
Optional extended care is available from 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM.