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Success By 6

Success By 6 early learning students in a top-rated preschool classroom.Research has demonstrated that the early years of a child’s life are some of the best opportunities for learning and education. However, for those who could benefit most from early learning in the Northeast Florida community, the opportunity is often out of reach.

To meet this need, United Way has partnered with top-rated early learning centers to provide Success By 6, an initiative that offers two-year scholarships to hardworking families who do not qualify for state subsidies, providing their children with access to high-quality early learning.

Kindergarten Readiness

After two years at a Success By 6 center, at-risk kids outpaced their peers in Duval County by 9% and across Florida by 11% in kindergarten reading readiness assessments

Prepare them for a lifetime of success.

Apply for a Success By 6 scholarship.

We partner with other community organizations to offer free preschool to working families. Success By 6 scholarships allow students to attend a high-quality early learning center for full-day, year-round education. For more information on how you can enroll your child, contact the partner that services your county.

  • Duval: Contact the Early Learning Coalition of Duval at 904-208-2040 ext. 1
  • Nassau: Visit and apply through the Simplified Point of Entry, or call Michelle Goytia at 904-213-3939 ext. 2082.
  • Clay: Visit and apply through the Simplified Point of Entry, or call Mary Caldwell at 904-491-3638.

To learn more, contact Jan Morse, Director of Childhood & Youth Strategies, at 904-390-3267.

Partner Organizations

  • Early Learning Coalition of Duval
  • Early Learning Coalition of North Florida
  • Episcopal Children’s Services


Thanks to the following companies for their additional investment in the

Success By 6 initiative:


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