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Vermilion Parish Early Childhood Network




The Vermilion Parish Early Childhood Network will create accessible opportunities for quality care and educational experiences for all of our children to become successful.


Through collaborative efforts, the Vermilion Parish Early Childhood Network envisions building a solid foundation of care and education provided by numerous sources for all of our children birth to five that will prepare them for life.

Vermilion Parish Early Childhood Network Blueprint


2021-2022 Online Pre-K Registration

Online PRE-KINDERGARTEN registration is now available for those students that have not previously been enrolled in the district.  If your child was enrolled in Pre-K in a Vermilion Parish public school or receiving SPED services in an at-home/daycare capacity for the 2020-2021 school year, contact the school you are zoned for to get a different registration packet. For all others, click the link below. 

The parent or legal guardian must present the following documents at the time of registration:

  • Child’s birth certificate

  • Child’s social security card

  • Child’s updated immunization record—the document must include the expiration date found at the top of the page

  • 2 proofs of domicile---- the first document must be a current electric bill. If the electric bill is not in the parent’s name, an affidavit (see Parent Resources section below) must be completed and notarized. The second document must be one of the items listed below:

    • Documents must show the parents name and a physical address not a post office box number

    • The following can be a second proof: water or gas bill, apartment or house lease receipt or documentation providing ownership, filed Homestead Exemption Application Form

  • 2 proofs of income----All adults in the household must provide proof of income. The documents can be the following:  

    • a) 2 most recent, consecutive dated check stubs (stubs must be from within last 2 months of employment), 

    • b) documentation from social security indicating benefits for the enrolling pre-kg child, 

    • c) SNAP/food stamp benefits details page with all family members listed and current certification date

    • d) Placement by Department of Child/Family Services- placement documentation must be provided

    • e) Homeless Families- verification will be made with the Vermilion Parish Student Services Dept.

    • f) Parents with no income must complete a “Statement of No Income” affidavit (see Parent Resources section below) with the authorized personnel at the time of registration

    • g) Parents with irregular income such as farming, fishing/seafood industry, or business owner must complete an Irregular Income Form

**Note:  Proof of income is required to help identify non-at-risk students based on socio-economic status. Tuition will apply to some students.

Vermilion Parish School Board

Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility Criteria

Classes will be determined using the following criteria:

  • Children whose parents qualify at or below 200% federal poverty level

  • Children identified as homeless or in foster care

Information on Tuition Charges

Tuition eligibility is based on socio-economic status and will be determined by the LA4 program eligibility criteria. Placement for tuition students will be based on the results of the parent questionnaire and academic screener. 

  1. Tuition payments are divided into 10 installments from August to May. Tuition costs for the 2021-2022 school year will be $3,250 for the year ($325 per monthly installment payment from August to May). This installment plan allows the payments to be divided over 10 months and is not impacted by the number of school days within a month.

  1. Monthly tuition payments will only be accepted by bank draft. The full-year tuition amount of $3,250 can be made in August in the form of a money order or cashier’s check made payable to Vermilion Parish School Board. Paperwork will be provided at the time that eligibility and placement have been determined. Incidents of default payment can result in removal from the program.


Enrollment Support


This year, the Enrollment Support will take place through video tutorials.

VPSB Early Learning YouTube Channel

Requirements for the 2021-2022 school year
(Requirement documents to download: English,  SpanishVietnamese)


Explanation of Financial Documents 2021-2022
PDF Document to Download


Parent Resources

*Paper copies available at the Charles Campbell Building at the Vermilion Parish School Board



Vermilion Parish Round-Up Registration Dates

Students MUST ATTEND the PREK ROUND-UP REGISTRATION SESSION. Dates for each school are listed here.  Parents will be required to sign up for an appointment.

Packets will be available beginning February 22, 2021, at the Charles Campbell Building at the school board office.

Packets will be available at the elementary schools from March 1 - 19, 2021.




Contact Lola Vallaire-Thomas  at (337) 740-5905 or email her @



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Vermilion Parish School District
220 S Jefferson St
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510

Business Hours: 
7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Phone: (337) 893-3973