• How to Apply for the CD Program

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  • Applications for the CD Program for the 2022-2023 school year are now available. Screening appointments will be scheduled for the week of May 31 - June 3, 2022.

    Preparing for the CD Application

    1. Gather the required documents.

      • Child’s legal birth certificate
      • Child’s shot record
      • Child's Medicaid card or parents’ proof of income (2021 income tax return or  W-2 form)
      • Proof of residency (utility bill, rental or lease agreement). 
      • The child’s social security card is requested, but not required. 

    2. Identify the elementary or early childhood school in your attendance area using the HCS School Finder tool.

    Completing an Online CD Application

    The online application process allows you to enter and submit all information electronically.  

    1. Create and/or log in to your Google Gmail account to access the online application. 
      • Learn how to create a Google account HERE. 

    2. Prepare digital copies of the required documents.  (Click here for steps to scan your documents using your mobile device)
      • Label each item you plan to upload with your child’s name.
      • Scan the documents or take a picture with your phone.
      • Save the digital copies to your computer or other device.
      • Learn how to upload your documents in this brief tutorial.

    3. Choose your attendance area school from the list below and click the application link.
    4. Complete the online CD application.
      • Type your responses directly into the online form.
      • Upload the required documents as directed in specific sections.
      • Submit the application.

    5. There are multiple rounds of selections.
      • Please monitor your email for a notification about your child’s application status by July 25, 2022. 

  • Google Tutorials

    How do I?

    Create a Google account: 

    Upload documents to a Google folder:

  • For more information contact:

    Tammy Martin 
    Coordinator of Early Childhood and Parenting
    843-488-6564

    Traci Rabon
    Secretary for Elementary Education
    843-488-6806