Submit an Online Application for a Preschool Program

Application process opens March 7th, 2022

VPK/Title 1 PK Application

When completing the application, copies of the following documents must be uploaded.

  • Florida Certificate of Eligibility VPK – signed and dated
  • Official Birth Certificate (NOT a hospital record)
  • Photo ID of enrolling parent
  • 2 proofs of address

Applications and documentation will not be accepted in person or by mail. Please use the secured portal. 

Head Start Application

Head Start programs deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way. Head Start achieves this through an emphasis in early childhood development education, family and community partnerships, and health services.  Learn more about Head Start and its program qualifications by visiting polkschoolsfl.com/headstart.

Title 1 PK Locations

School Address City & Zip
Alturas Elementary 420 4th St Alturas 33820
Clarence Boswell Elementary 2820 K Ville Avenue Auburndale 33823
Lena Vista Elementary 925 Berkley Road Auburndale 33823
Walter Caldwell Elementary 141 Dairy Road Auburndale 33823
Floral Avenue Elementary 1530 S. Floral Avenue Bartow 33830
Citrus Ridge Academy 1775 Sand Mine Road Davenport 33897
Loughman Oaks Elementary 4600 Hwy.17-92 North Davenport 33837
Dundee Elementary Academy 415 Frederick Avenue Dundee 33838
Highlands Grove Elementary 4510 Lakeland Highlands Rd. Lakeland 33813
Pinewood Elementary 1400 Gilbert Street Eagle Lake 33839
Alta Vista Elementary 801 Scenic Hwy Haines City 33844
Lake Alfred Elementary 550 Cummings St E Lake Alfred 33850
Combee Academy of Design and Engineering 2805 Morgan Combee Rd. Lakeland 33801
Griffin Elementary 3315 Kathleen Road Lakeland 33810
Kathleen Elementary 3515 Sherertz Road Lakeland 33801
Phillip O’Brien Elementary 1225 E. Lime Street Lakeland 33801
Southwest Elementary 2650 Southwest Ave Lakeland 33803
Purcell Elementary 305 First Avenue N.E. Mulberry 33860
Palmetto Elementary 315 Palmetto Street Poinciana 34759
Polk City Elementary 125 S. Bougainvillea Ave Polk City 33868
Elbert Elementary 205 15th Street NE Winter Haven 33881
Garden Grove Elementary 4599 Cypress Gardens Road Winter Haven 33884
Inwood Elementary 2200 Avenue G, NW Winter Haven 33880
Lake Shipp Elementary 250 Camellia Drive, SW Winter Haven 33880

For address information regarding each school, visit our School Listings page.