VPK Program Models

  • SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAMS

    STEP FOURWARD VPK (Title I)

    • The Step FOURward VPK program is 540 instructional hours. 
    • Classrooms are comprised of 20 basic education students attending a Title I school. 
    • This model is staffed with a VPK teacher and instructional assistant. 
    • Open to eligible students that reside in the attendance area of the Step FOURward VPK school with a possibility of a needs-based selection process should enrollment exceed class capacity.

    BLENDED VPK

    • The Blended VPK program is 540 instructional hours. 
    • Classrooms are comprised of 10 basic education students and 8 exceptional education students.  The VPK students are role models for the students with special needs as they work and learn together. ESE students are identified as having delays in development cognitive, language, motor and/or social emotional skills.
    • This model is staffed with an ESE teacher and two instructional assistants.
    • Open to all eligible students with a possibility of a lottery process should enrollment exceed class capacity.

    HIGH SCHOOL VPK

    • The High School VPK program is 540 instructional hours. 
    • Classrooms are comprised of 20 basic educational students. 
    • This model is staffed with a teacher and instructional assistant. 
    • Open to eligible students with a possibility of a lottery process should enrollment exceed class capacity.

    HEAD START VPK

    • The Head Start program is 540 instructional hours.
    • Classrooms are comprised of 17-20 students. 
    • This model is staffed with a teacher and two instructional assistants.
    • Open to 3 and 4-year old children.
    • Elgibility is based on family income guidelines. For more information click here.

    SUMMER VPK

    • The Summer VPK program is 300 instructional hours.
    • Classrooms are comprised of a minimum of 4 and maximum of 12 students.   
    • This model is staffed with a VPK teacher and a part-time VPK teacher.
    • Open to eligible students who have not attended a previous school year VPK program. 

     

     

     

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