• Pre-K / Child Development Application Information

    UPDATE: * Once the intake form is complete, parents will receive a Sign-Up Genius link to sign up in April 2020. * Child Screenings will be scheduled once schools are re-opened.

    CD Applications The Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Child Development application process for Charleston County School District families has now opened effective January 28, 2020. 

    Pre-Kindergarten Child Development in Charleston County School District

    CCSD offers full-day Pre-Kindergarten Child Development (CD) programs for students who will be four years old by September 1st, 2020.

    CCSD offers (limited) full-day Pre-K Kindergarten 3K programs for students who will be three years old by September 1st, 2020.

    Full-day Child Development Programs are funded through EIA and GOF funds. They allow the district to provide full-day instruction for eligible students. CCSD’s Pre-Kindergarten Child Development programs are designed to develop skills necessary for success in Kindergarten. The curriculum is comprehensive with a primary focus on language and literacy, numeracy and social-emotional development. The needs of bilingual, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and preschool children with exceptional needs are met through our inclusive program.

    Applying for Pre-Kindergarten CD Programs

    Child Development Step 1. Complete the parent intake form online (active January 28, 2020) or complete a paper copy at your zoned school.
    Intake Form: English | Spanish

    Step 2. Once the intake form has been completed, families will receive communication to schedule a screening time and date for your child.

    Step 3. 

    (Round 1) Child screening will begin in April 2020.  

    (Round 2) The screening will take place at elementary schools beginning in June 2020.

    *Children are screened only 1 time.

    Step 4 (Round 1 & Round 2) Student qualification/waitlist letters will be mailed/emailed to parents beginning in May.

    CCSD Pre-Kindergarten Child Development application process is ongoing. Parents are encouraged to apply early!

    Submitting an application does not guarantee enrollment in a Child Development Program. Selection priority is given to children who demonstrate an academic or developmental need. 


    PLEASE NOTE: Meeting Street Elementary @Brentwood and Meeting Street Elementary @Burns will have a different enrollment process for both the PK3 and PK4 programs starting in 2020. If you live in either attendance zone please apply in person or online.
    Meeting Street Elementary @Brentwood
    2685 Leeds. Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405
    Meeting Street Elementary @Burns
    3750 Dorchester Rd. North Charleston, SC 20405