Creating a community where children are
Ready for School
Slide Slide Proud supporter of Palmetto Pre-K, South Carolina's parent portal for finding publicly funded pre-k programs for 3- & 4-year-old children

Bright By Text

Wish parenting came with a manual? Text SCKIDS to 274448! You'll receive practical tips, messages timed exactly to your child's date of birth or due date, and info about services and events in our area. This free resource for families is made possible by United Way of Pickens County.

What is "Readiness"?

A child’s readiness is determined by many critical components including good health, nurturing parenting, and positive learning environments. High quality early learning experiences in the home, childcare, and school settings allow children to thrive at a time when the brain is most formative.


Why? Because 80% of brain growth happens in the first three years!

The Palmetto Basics are five fun, simple, and powerful ways to help all our children become the happiest and most successful they can be!

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