First Steps Now Enrolling 4K Students and Providers for 2015-2016

First Steps Now Enrolling 4K Students and Providers for 2015-2016

South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness is now enrolling four-year-old kindergarten students for the 2015-2016 school year at more than 150 preschool providers in 61 South Carolina School Districts.

To qualify during the 2015-2016 school year, children must:

● Be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015,

● Be eligible for the free- or reduced-price lunch program or Medicaid, AND

● Live in one of the following school districts: Aiken, Abbeville, Allendale, Anderson 3, Bamberg 1, Bamberg 2, Barnwell 19, Barnwell 29, Barnwell 45, Berkeley, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Clarendon 1, Clarendon 2, Clarendon 3, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon 3, Dillon 4, Dorchester 4, Edgefield, Fairfield, Florence 1, Florence 2, Florence 3, Florence 4, Florence 5, Georgetown, Greenwood 50, Greenwood 51, Greenwood 52, Hampton 1, Hampton 2, Horry, Jasper, Laurens 55, Laurens 56, Lee, Lexington 2, Lexington 3, Lexington 4, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg 3, Orangeburg 4, Orangeburg 5, Richland 1, Saluda, Spartanburg 3, Spartanburg 4, Spartanburg 6, Spartanburg 7, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg and York 1.

Applications can be sought at any approved First Steps site, a list of which can be found here.


First Steps is also seeking applications from preschool providers wishing to participate in the 4K program. If you are a preschool provider, click here for more information on how to become involved.



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