Pre-K / CD Application Page
Video Application Instructions
CCSD Pre-K/Child Development application process scheduled to open on January 26th, 2021 at noon for the 2021-22 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, 2021.
CCSD offers (limited) Pre-K Kindergarten 3K programs for students who reside in Charleston County and are three years old by September 1st, 2021.
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) funds. 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.
HOW TO APPLY FOR PRE-K/CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
#1 Submit Application online
-Submit an online application for CCSD Pre-K/Child Development Program in the application and registration portal. (linked here).
--Upper left-hand corner click on Pre-K Child Development application
-Application is available on January 26th, 2021 at noon.
-Parents are encouraged to apply early.
English & Spanish applications available
Paper copies are available (as needed):
-Call 843-937-7914 and we can mail a copy of the application to your home address.
#2 Once the application has been completed
-Parents/guardians schedule a DIAL-4 Screening for your child. *Schedule one screening per child*
-A DIAL-4 Screening schedule will be emailed to each applicant starting March 1, 2021.
-Parent/Guardian will choose a:
Directions on the DIAL-4 screening process will be emailed once the parent/guardian completes the application and selects a screening appointment.
#3 Notification of Status
-Once DIAL-4 screening is complete for the first round (June 25, 2021), qualified and/or waitlist notifications will be emailed to parent/guardian. Please check your email often.
-Round 2 qualified/waitlist notifications will be sent July 23, 2021.
If you are zoned for Meeting Street @ Burns or Meeting Street @ Brentwood, please contact the school directly for directions on how to apply.