FAQs

VISION PREP ENROLLMENT
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: How much does it cost to attend Vision Prep?
A: Vision Prep is a tuition-FREE public charter school!FullSizeRender_6

Q: What are the school’s hours?
A: School starts at 7:50am and ends at 3:30pm. Breakfast is available from 7:25am until 7:40am.

Q: When will I know if my child has been accepted to Vision Prep?
A: Once you complete the Intent to Enroll application for your child, he/she has been accepted! If you apply after we’ve reached enrollment capacity, you will be placed on our waiting list.

Q: Does Vision Prep offer extra-curricular activities?
A: We offer enrichment classes during the day (music, art, physical ed.). We will gladly pass along any community afterschool programs that we’re made aware of to our parents.

Q: What is the birthday cutoff for Kindergarten?
A: Students must be 5 yrs. old on our before August 15 of the upcoming school year. Children who turn 5 yrs. old between August 16 and Sept. 30 can be screened per parent request for early entrance into Kindergarten. Call 901-416-5450 after May 1st to schedule a test.

Q: Do you provide special education services?
A: Because we are a public school, we provide special education services. For parents who are interested in scheduling a screening, call Shelby County Schools Colonial Hearing Speech & Vision Center at 901-416-5211 and setup a free speech and language screening. In these circumstances, SCS will also give the child a vision/hearing screening to ensure that children are able to hear and see correctly.

Q: Does Vision Prep provide before and after care?
A: Vision Prep only provides after care. Aftercare is available Monday-Friday from 3:30pm until 6:00pm. There is a $5 daily rate for aftercare services.

Q: Will an admissions test be required before my child is accepted?
A: There are no admissions tests required to be accepted into Vision Prep.

Q: What are your uniform requirements?
A: Students will be required to wear our school shirt (provided by Fashioned 2 Fit Designs), tan khaki bottoms, and tennis shoes. All Vision Prep students will receive two uniform shirts FREE! Click here for additional uniform information.

Q: What can I do to prepare my child for Kindergarten?
A: Your child should be able to identify all letters of the alphabet (upper and lower case), know all alphabet sounds, identify and individually count numbers 1-10. Email School Director Tom Benton, tbenton@visionprep.org, for additional information.