NEW! 4K at RCFS Union Street location

Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, Richland County First Steps will be offering public four-year old kindergarten (4K) at no cost to families for those who qualify. The new 4K classroom, created as part of the SC First Steps 4K program, will be at the Union Street site of Richland County First Steps, located on the grounds of Reformation Lutheran Church in Columbia.

About the SC First Steps 4K program
More than 200 private, community, and faith based groups are hosting public 4K classrooms outside of traditional public school settings throughout South Carolina’s qualifying school districts. This is a Monday through Friday, full school day (6.5 hr) program that follows the 180-day SC school calendar.

To qualify during the 2017-2018 school year, your child must:
● Be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2017,
● Be eligible for the free- or reduced-price lunch program or Medicaid, AND
● Live in one of the eligible school districts

More details

How to apply:

Complete the application and mail it, along with all requested additional documents to:
Richland County First Steps
1800 St. Julian Place
Suite 406
Columbia, SC 29204

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