Enrollment has started for fall 2021! Call or email now for more information, or visit our forms page to get started with registration.
Classes are filled on a first come, first serve basis, with priority given as follows:
- Active CLUMC Members
- Returning students
- Siblings of current students
- Waiting List
2 year olds
Our two day class meets Monday and Tuesday, and three day class meets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
3 year olds
Our two day class meets Monday and Tuesday, the three day class meets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and the five day class meets every weekday. These are the classes that typically fill up most quickly. Every currently enrolled two year old is guaranteed a spot in our three-year-old program.
VPK (4 year olds)
To enroll in VPK classes (free or private pre-k option):
First, return your Bright Beginnings forms to the front office to secure your child’s enrollment.
You must also visit Florida’s Early Learning Portal at https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com/Account/Login.
Parents must complete a VPK application by:
- by clicking the above link
- or at the home page of The Early Learning Coalition: elcofswfl.org
- or parents may go to: The Early Learning Coalition, 2675 Winkler Avenue, Ft Myers, FL 239-935-6100.
The following forms are required:
- Original birth certificate, passport or immunization record signed by a physician.
- Proof of Florida Residency (electric bill, lease, driver’s license, or pay stub)
After you receive your child’s voucher, please sign and return it to the Bright Beginnings office along with a copy of your child’s birth certificate/passport and your proof of Florida residency.
Stepping Stones (5 year olds)
The Stepping Stones class is for children old enough to begin kindergarten (5 years old) but who would benefit from the gift of another year prior to starting elementary school. Space is extremely limited in this popular program that meets five days a week until 1:30 pm.
Please note that there is a LIMITED amount of financial aid offered. This is based on need (full disclosure of financial info is required) and must be applied for yearly. The deadline for financial aid packets to be returned is April 15. Please see the office staff for more information concerning financial aid.