• Welcome All New 4-Year-Old Kindergarten Students!

    Registration OPENS Monday, March 2, 2020

    Rock Hill Schools offers a limited 4K, pre-kindergarten program. 

    For K5 registration click here.

    Children must be age 4 on or by September 1st and reside in York County District 3 to attend classes for four-year-olds.

  • Available 4K Programs

    1. Full Day Programs:  Children living in an attendance zone of a Title 1 school are eligible to apply to a full-day 4K program. Schools included are BelleviewEbinportFinley Road, NorthsideOakdale, Richmond DriveRosewood and York Road.  The Title I full-day program is federally funded and enrollment is limited. Students will be screened and parents notified in July 2020 if their child qualifies for the full-day program.  Once the Title I school programs are full, applications will be forwarded to the Central Child Development Center to identify eligible students for its half-day program.  All applications are due on or before June 24, 2020, for Title I schools.

    2. A Half-Day Programs:  Rock Hill Schools also offers a half-day pre-kindergarten program at the Central Child Development Center and the Applied Technology Center (ATC).  Families can apply if not zoned for a Title 1 school or if your zoned school's program was full. Register at Central Child Development Center.  All students will be screened prior to acceptance in the program.  Families will be notified in July if their child has been accepted.  This is a needs-based program. Age-eligible children qualify through the Free & Reduced Lunch Application or Medicaid or documented developmental delays or through the screening process.

    3. Tuition-Based Programs:  Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School Montessori and Old Pointe Elementary offer a tuition-based full-day program. Anyone within Rock Hill Schools is eligible to attend.  Families interested in the tuition-based programs should contact the schools directly to register.
  • Steps to Register

    1. You must be the parent or legal guardian of the student you are registering.  If you are not please contact the Office of Student Services.

    2.  Determine the school zone for your student.  See the online School Zone Locator.

    3.  Before registering below, gather copies of the following documents for each student:

            - Legal Long Form Birth Certificate
                   including certificate number or other proof of age (birth record, physician record)
            - South Carolina Immunization Record
            - Legal guardian's current proof of residence within the last 90 days.
                   The document can be: a gas bill, an electric bill or a rental/lease agreement)
            -Medicaid Card (if applicable)
            -Lunch Application (if applying)

    4.  Print and complete the following forms:

             PDF  4K Full Packet - English

             PDF 4K Full Packet - Spanish

    5.  Please submit your 4K application and all supporting documents, for all schools, through either mail or email.

    To submit through the mail please send to:

    Central Child Development Center
    Attn: Ms. S. Cooley
    414 East Black Street
    Rock Hill, SC  29730

    To submit via email, scan or take photos and send to:

    Notification of Screening for Full and Half-Day Programs  UPDATED May 13, 2020
    The 4K screening time has been planned to start in early July at the schools offering 4K programs. Families will receive communication with the date & time of their child’s screening approximately two weeks prior to their scheduled appointment. If we are unable to conduct the screening due to school closures, a revised screening plan will be developed and communicated to families.


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