2021-22 VPK Lottery

We are pleased to announce that the Manatee Elementary School VPK Lottery for the 2021-22 school year is now open!  We will be taking VPK Lottery applications from March 25, 2021 through April 1, 2021.


Manatee Elementary School continues to follow the CDC and school district guidelines for COVID-19.  Presently public access is restricted onto the school campus so we will be accepting your completed lottery packet electronically.


Complete the following steps if you are interested in submitting a VPK lottery application:

1)      Fill out the VPK Lottery Application

2)      Copy and include your child’s birth certificate

3)      Copy and include 2 proofs of residence (click here” for proof of residence examples)


Once you have completed the steps above, scan (How to Scan using iPhone, iPad, etc.) or (How to Scan using Android) each of the documents and send one email with the documents attached to manateees@palmbeachschools.org.  Type the email subject in the following format:


            2021-22 VPK Lottery Application:  YOUR CHILD’S NAME


A notification letter will be mailed to all parents during the week of April 12, 2021 announcing your child’s selection status, as a participant in Manatee Elementary Schools 2021-22 VPK program or as a placement in the “VPK Wait Pool.”


Please tell your family and friends that you know who have a child turning 4 years old by September 1, 2021 that the VPK Lottery is open at Manatee Elementary School!