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.
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
Step 2. Once the intake form has been completed, families will receive communication to schedule a screening time and date for your child.
(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 @Brentwood2685 Leeds. Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405843-529-3130Meeting Street Elementary @Burns3750 Dorchester Rd. North Charleston, SC 20405843-743-7113