Pre-K / CD Application Page
The 2022-2023 Pre-K application process will open January 25, 2022 at noon!
CCSD Pre-K/Child Development application process is scheduled to open on January 25th, 2022 at noon for the 2022-23 school year.
CCSD offers Pre-Kindergarten Child Development (CD) programs for students who reside in Charleston County and will be four years old by September 1st, 2022.
When applying for CCSD Pre-K program it is for the child’s zoned school.
CCSD offers (limited) Pre-K Kindergarten 3K programs for students who reside in Charleston County and are three years old by September 1st, 2022. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a paper application.
Program: This is a full day, every day program, which continues throughout the school year. Regular attendance is needed to remain enrolled in the program.Pre-K/Child Development Programs are funded through EIA (state) and GOF (local), and CERDEP funds (state). They allow the district to provide instruction for eligible students. CCSD's Pre-K/ Child Development programs are designed to develop skills necessary for success in Kindergarten.
Video Application Instructions
Documents needed for upload on the online application:
- Child’s Birth Certificate
- Medicaid Card
- Income verification (proof of gross income-the total money earned or received before deductions for the past twelve months) Ex: 2021 tax return (1040, W2,1099), Social Security income received for the past 12 months, or last two months of pay stubs.
IMPORTANT- Proof of income is required for:
#1 Submit Application online
-Submit an online application for CCSD Pre-K/Child Development Program in the application and registration portal. (linked here).
-Application is available on January 25th, 2022 at noon.
-Click on 2022-23 school year
- Parents interested in Charleston Progressive Academy email email@example.com or call 843-937-7916.
-Parents are encouraged to apply early.
Paper copies are available (as needed):
English & Spanish applications are available
-Call 843-937-7914 and we can mail a copy of the application to your home address.
#2 Once the application has been completed & submitted
- A DIAL-4 screening notification will appear
-Parents/guardians schedule a DIAL-4 Screening for your child. *Schedule one screening per child*
A DIAL 4 screening is required to be eligible for the CCSD Pre-K program
-Parent/Guardian will choose a:
#3 Notification of Status
-Round 1 qualification/waitlist notifications will be sent the week of June 1, 2022. Please check your email often.
-Round 2 qualified/waitlist notifications will be sent the week of August 1, 2022.
If you are zoned for Meeting Street @ Burns or Meeting Street @ Brentwood, please contact the school directly for directions on how to apply.