4K and 5K registration dates

on Tuesday, 27 March 2018. Posted in News, Education, Local News

Registration for 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) and 5-year-old kindergarten (5K) for the 2018-19 school year will be held on April 24, at six locations across the county.

Registration at every location will be held April 24 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For the Darlington area, registration will be held at J.L. Cain Elementary, Pate Elementary and St. John’s Elementary schools.

For the Hartsville area, registration will be held at Southside Early Childhood Center.

For the Society Hill area, registration will be held at Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School.

For the Lamar area, registration will be held at Lamar Elementary School.

In order to register a child for 4K, the child must be four years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018. A child must turn five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2018, in order to register for 5K.

The materials needed to register a child include:

Proof of residency

A tax notice, a landline telephone bill, a bill for cable service that is connected to the residence or a utility bill such as water, gas and electric will be accepted.

A cellphone bill and/or a driver’s license cannot be used as proof of residency.

Immunization Record

Birth Certificate (For 4K only)

Proof of income/S.C. Healthy Connection Medicaid Card

A registration slot for 4K will not be reserved for a child without documented proof of residence and proof of income. Available slots are limited and preference is given to those students whose family meets state income requirements.

For more information about 4K and 5K registration, please contact the district’s Director of Early Childhood Kacy Keels by calling 843-398-5100.