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Child Development/Pre-Kindergarten Programs

CCSD offers full-day Child Development (CD)/Pre-Kindergarten programs for students who will be four years old by September 1 of the year of enrollment.

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 CD 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 CD/Pre-Kindergarten Programs

CCSD accepts applications for its Child Development/Pre-Kindergarten Programs in the spring for the following academic year. Parents should apply at the district elementary school where their children are zoned to attend. Spaces are limited; parents are encouraged to apply early!

This year, the application process begins on March 1, 2017

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. Children may be selected for a screening appointment based on a completed application. Families will be notified by the school regarding screening appointments. Enrollment status will be communicated to parents from the schools.

Call your zoned school to inquire about additional documents that will be needed when applying for the CD program.

Application Forms and Survey

2017-18 English Application Form
2017-18 English Application Survey

2017-18 Spanish Application Form
2017-18 Spanish Application Survey


Contact Us

For general questions, please call the Early Learning Office at (843) 937-6342 or email

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