Four-Year-Old Preschool APS
and the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI)

Judy Voegler

Tracy Smith-Houston

The VPI program is for children who are 4-years-old on or before September 30 and who qualify to receive free and reduced lunch. The program will run on the school schedule, Monday through Friday.


Registration form submitted between February 1 and April 16 along with an application for Free and Reduced Lunch. A lottery will be conducted if there are more applications than available spaces.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Child must be 4 years of age on or before September 30
  • Child must reside in the school’s attendance area
  • Child must meet income eligibility requirements (2007 VPI Income Eligibility Application
  • To be eligible family income must be below $77,001
  • 16 kids in a classroom


Children who live within the attendance zone of the school can ride the bus.