• Coordinator of Youth and Family Services Davida Price Davida C. Price
    Coordinator of Youth and Family Services
    (803) 476-8252







  • Barbara Coker, Assistant Bookkeepr Barbara Coker
    (803) 476-8240

  • *The application process for 4K non-tuition based programs begins on February 18, 2019 for the 19/20 school year. Go to your zoned elementary school to apply!


    Non-Tuition Based 4K:

    The 4 year old Kindergarten Application Process for the non-tuition based 4K programs for the 19/20 school year will begin February 18, 2019. Read below to learn more about the application process:

    The 4K application process for the 19/20 school year will begin February 18, 2019. Please note that your child must be 4 on or before September 1, 2019 to apply for the 4K program. Go to the school office of your zoned elementary school with the following information. **There is no school of choice for non-tuition based 4K**:

    • Your child's legal birth certificate
    • One proof of residence


    You will be given a screening date and time. 4K screenings will be conducted in early June 2019. You will be notified in mid-late July 2019 of your child's status with the program. (Please note that not every child screened for the program is accepted into the program.) As part of the screening process for 4K, we will now screen students for hearing, vision, basic concepts, motor and language skills.


    School District Five enjoys a statewide reputation for leadership in the field of early childhood education. The district is strongly committed to meeting the diverse needs of its youngest students and is home to an array of high quality programs serving children from birth through age eight. Currently there are four 4K Programs in School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties that are NAEYC (National Association for the Education of the Young Child) accredited.

District Five's 4K Education Programs


    Lexington-Richland District Five EXCEL Tuition 4K ProgramDistrict Five's EXCEL Poster

    District Five’s exceptional 4K program is available to every family in the district! Help your 4-year-old EXCEL and be ready for kindergarten and a lifetime of learning by enrolling them in the Lexington-Richland School District Five Tuition 4K program. 

    At a cost of just $150 weekly, our program features state certified teachers, trained staff, key early childhood curriculum, and much more.

    Click here for more information about EXCEL program.