• HCS Registration Information for 2020-21

    Whether you are new or returning to Horry County Schools find out everything you need to know about getting registered.

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  • Parents of Students New to Horry County Schools:

    If you have questions regarding new student registration over the Winter Break, you may email registration@HorryCountySchools.net.  Beginning January 4, 2021, you may contact the school for more information.

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  • How to apply for Child Development

    Applications for the 2020-21 CD program are no longer being accepted. Please complete this child development interest form to be contacted about future openings in the program. We will only contact you if an opening becomes available in the CD program at the school in your attendance area.  Learn more about the HCS Child Development program

    Once your child is accepted into the CD program, you will receive a Snapcode from your school, click here to complete the registration process.

    Registration for Kindergarten

    Registration for kindergarten will be available beginning April 21, 2020
    Once you have completed the registration for kindergarten form and receive a Snapcode from your school, click here to complete the registration process.

    Registration for Returning Students

    Returning students who completed the 2019-20 school year at HCS may visit the Parent Portal and follow the instructions provided to register to return for the 2020-2021 school year. After logging into the Portal, click on the white arrow icon to access online registration.

    Login to register here

    Students who attended a District school for a portion of the current school year, yet did not complete the school year at HCS, are required to register as new students.

    Registration for New Students

    2020-21 Registration for students grades 1-12 is now open for students who are NEW to Horry County Schools.  (This includes any student who was not enrolled in a Horry County School at the end of the 2019-20 school year.). 

    To begin the registration process, you must complete the pre-registration form for your school which can be accessed below.

    You will be asked to upload the following documents: 

    • Proof of residency
    • Student’s birth certificate
    • Student’s immunization records

    Once you have completed the registration and receive a Snapcode from your school, click here to complete the registration process.


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  • Spanish Speaking Students (All grade levels)

  • Elementary New Student Registration

  • Middle School New Student Registration

  • High School New Student Registration

  • Parents who are new to the area and are unsure which school their child will attend may utilize the HCS School Locator, which allows the user to enter an address to identify the schools assigned to their residence. Parents can also view maps of the District’s nine attendance areas by accessing Attendance Zone Maps. If, after utilizing the online resources, you still have questions about which school your child should attend, you may contact Kathy Johnson at 843.488.6784.

  • Interested in Adult Education?

    Registration is now open for all adult education programs for the 2020-21 school year. 

    Click here to register
    Learn more about Adult Education Programs 

    In-District transfers to other schools

    Student transfer applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2020, through June 30, 2020

    Students who wish to attend a school other than the school assigned for their residence are required to complete an application for a student transfer. HCS does not provide transportation for approved elective transfers. Transfers may be denied if the school requested in the transfer application is at, or over, capacity.

    Transfer request are approved only for the period comprising a single academic year except as noted in the following sentence. Transfer requests do not have to be submitted for a student to remain in the same school or the next level in the attendance are (i.e., elementary to middle school) for which his/her transfer request was previously approved as long as he/she meets the same conditions that led to the prior approval.

    Students who have been accepted to, or are returning to, any of the District’s optional secondary programs are not considered transfer students and are not required to complete a transfer application. Transportation services are provided to students attending the Scholars Academy, the HCS Early College High School, the STEM program, the Academy for Arts, Science and Technology, and the Academy for Technology and Academics.

    Request an in-district transfer 

    Out-of-district transfers

    South Carolina students who reside outside of Horry County may apply annually to attend a District school. If accepted, nonresident students will be required to pay tuition in an amount equal to the prior years per pupil local revenue received.  For more information, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 843.488.6770.