Young Five Program

What is Young Five?

Young Five is a full day, free program that will be available to children turning five years old between May 1st and September 1st, 2021.

  • Young Five is intended to allow students an extra year of development, independence, maturity, and building fine and gross motor skills before attending Kindergarten.
  • Young Fives will be taught by a certified, highly-qualified teacher.
  • Students attending Young Fives will enter Kindergarten the following school year.
  • The Young Five curriculum is based on the Florida Standards for Kindergarten modified to meet the foundational academic, social/emotional, and developmental needs for younger children.

Who Should Consider Young Five?

  • Your child was born between May 1st and September 1st.
  • Your child would benefit from an extra year for social & emotional development.
  • Your child would benefit from an extra year of academics prior to Kindergarten.

How can I enroll my child in a Young Five Program?

Young Five information and registration can be found at Leeschools.net. Questions can also be emailed to Young5@leeschools.net

What Elementary Schools Offer Young Five?

Cape Coral Elementary
Edgewood Academy
J. Colin English Elementary
Lehigh Elementary
Manatee Elementary
Orangewood Elementary
River Hall Elementary
San Carlos Elementary
Spring Creek Elementary
Sunshine Elementary