Early Care and Education

State of South Carolina (2018)


Early Care and Education

0-3 Year Olds
County # State #
Children attending an Early Head Start Program (0-36 mo) - 1,994
3 year olds in Head Start - 5,494
3 year olds attending publically funded pre-k within school districts - full day - 612
3 year olds attending publically funded pre-k within school districts - half day - 462
Head Start: http://sc-headstart.org/

DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.
4 Year Olds
County # State #
4 year olds attending publically funded pre-k within school districts - full day - 11,869
4 year olds attending publically funded pre-k within school districts - half day - 2,851
4 year olds in Head Start within a school district - 5,589
4 year olds attending Publicly-Funded full day 4k within licensed child care centers (First Steps) - 2,242
Head Start: http://sc-headstart.org/

DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.
Demographic
County # State #
Children under 5 years old living at or below 100% of FPL - 83,749
5 year olds living at or below 100% of FPL - 15,648

DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.
CHILDREN ACCESSING EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
County # State #
0-36 months with disabilities - 9,638
3 year olds with disabilities receiving services - 1,869
4 year olds with disabilities receiving special education services - 3,069
5 year olds with disabilities receiving special education services - 4,630

Though we are reporting on children 0-8 years old, after year 5, all children with an IEP will continue to receive treatment throughout their school years negating the need to report to age 8 in this section. 0-36 Months are children with an IFSP in IDEA Part C - this is not a count of all children with disabilities.


DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.
ENROLLMENT Including age 4-6
County # State #
Kindergarten Enrollment* - 55,940
*Public School Only
DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.
CHILDREN RECEIVING CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
Children receiving SC Vouchers
County # State #
In Licensed/Approved Centers - 20,008
In Licensed/Registered Homes - 73
In Legally Exempt Programs - 795

DNMR = Does not meet the minimum reporting requirement.