• Student Services

  • Lyon Street Student Services Center

    1310 Lyon Street  Columbia, SC 29204
    Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


    Student Services provides an array of services and resources to students, general educators, special educators, administrators and families across the district.    The department works with educators and families to foster high expectations of students and provides comprehensive services to help meet the academic, social, behavioral, adaptive and physical needs of all students.  The professionals in Support Services provide direct services to students, with an intense focus on those who are experiencing problems that create barriers to learning and overall academic success. These services include but are not limited to education, counseling, consultation and individual assessment.

    In addition, Student Services team members provide professional development and technical assistance to schools, community education, and collaboration and support both program development and management.


    Areas of Support and Intervention

    Richland School District One offers a full continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of students, parents, and communities. Parents and communities are also important members of the educational team who assist in the determination of appropriate programs and services for students.


    It is always our goal in Student Services to strengthen student achievement and social-emotional/ behavioral development by: 

    • building effective problem solving teams that expedite successful interventions for students and families

    • by increasing and sustaining strong parental involvement

    • by creating positive school and classroom climates