South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness is now accepting applications for Four-Year-Old Kindergarten as part of the South Carolina Child Early Reading Development and Education Program.

To qualify your child must:

  • Be four years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2017
  • Be eligible for Medicaid OR free/reduced-price meals, AND
  • Live in one of 64 eligible school districts, including Laurens District 55 and 56

We invite you to complete and submit the application belowfor your child. For your application to be considered, you must fill in all sections of this application and provide all required documentation.