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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) 803-799-9292

    NEW INFORMATION (June 3, 2020)

    Rising Kindergarteners Registration
    Since your Prekindergarten child will now be considered a returning student, we want to remind you to that you will still need to register your child for Kindergarten. Kindergarten registration must be for the zoned school. If you wish to request attendance at a school other than your zoned school, you must do so through the Richland One Registrar’s Office.  

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (ALL) to scan (preferred method)
    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)
    Don't forget this too: Parent Paperwork Packet (The link is located on the Parent Paperwork Page)


    Option 1: Scan Documents (Preferred Option)
    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 tracy.mitchell@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

    Click Here
    (Updated May 18, 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


    Professional Development Opportunities
    Check out professional development opportunities for DSS or Renewal Credit on the new
    "Professional Development" page! (Located on the menu bar)