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    Office of School Readiness and Prekindergarten (OSRPP)
    2638 Two Notch Road
    Columbia, SC 29204 Suite 106

     (Phone) 803-799-9494
    (Fax) 803-799-9492

    To complete the 2020-2021 Prekindergarten Registration
    Process you must:
    1) Complete the Online Application in full.
    2) Watch the virtual parent information session/complete survey.
    3) Submit copies of all documents (see website for directions)

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS to scan (preferred method)
    Only scanned documents are accepted (no photographs please)
    Long Form Birth Certificate
    Current Immunization 
    Proof of Income (Medicaid card or most recent pay stub)
    Proof of Residence (mortgage/least statement AND a utility bill)
    Shared Housing (If applicable)

    (The link is located on the Parent Paperwork Page)


    Option 1: Scan Documents (Preferred Option) Please do not send photographs of documents.
    Scan clear and legible documents following these steps:

      • Open one Word Document and save using this naming convention: child’slastnamefirstnameschoolnamePREKDOCS

      • Use only one document to scan all items. Each document will be placed
        on a separate page. Please, no separate copies (unless you only need to send one copy)
      • Attach the one document to an email and send to 4k@richlandone.org

      • REQUIRED: In the subject line type: childslastnamefirstnameschoolPREKDOCS

    Option 2: Drop-Off Documents (Designated Days/Times)

    Weekly Drop-Off Days/Times:
    Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays ONLY

    9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M. 
    Location: 2638 Two Notch Road, Suite 106, Columbia, SC 29204
    (located across the street from the RO Adult Learning Center)

    In order to ensure the safety of our staff and communiyt, specific guidelines
    will be followed at the drop-off site.
    Please refer to the Parent Paperwork Page
    for specific safety guidelines.

    2020-2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Flyer
    for Covid-19 Prekindergarten Registration

    Pre-K Registration Frequently Asked Questions
    (Updated June 15, 2020)

    The Office of School Readiness and Prekindergarten Programs (OSRPP) supports Richland One School District with several Early Childhood programs and initiatives:

    • Prekindergarten (3K/4K) recruitment, registration, selection, placements
    • Prekindergarten programming, curriculum and professional learning
    • Early Childhood Assistance Team (ECAT)
    • Successful Transitions Entering Prekindergarten (STEP)
    • Child Early Reading and Education Development Program (CERDEP)
    • Accreditation for National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    • Birth to 4 Initiative

    The office is the primary resource and site for parents interested in the District’s general education 3K and 4K programs. Office personnel are responsible for hosting parent information sessions to explain the prekindergarten program as well as assign children to the elementary schools. A wait list is maintained, transfer students are accepted and placements are made throughout the school year (until Spring Break) as space allows.

    Important Announcements


    Summer and eLearning resources available
    on the Parent Resource Page!