We do not currently provide transportation at this Academy.
4-Year-Old Kindergarten at Aspire Academy
We are thrilled to share our partnership with South Carolina First Steps 4-year-old Kindergarten program at our Lexington and Columbia Academies. With this partnership, we are able to provide FREE educational services to ten children, in a small-group setting at each location.
What’s even more exciting is that we provide a year-round program for our 4K students. Our program runs August – July, Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 3:30pm.
Space is limited so we encourage families to register early.
Required documents needed to apply: birth certificate, Medicaid card or proof of income, two proofs of residence, and SC immunization record.
Aspire Academy also provides a discounted rate of $40.00 per week for our 4K families who need care before and after the program. Our hours of operation are 7:00am – 6:00pm.
Lexington Academy (#2):
320 South Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072
Columbia Academy (#3):
1535 Lorick Avenue, Columbia, SC 29203
To qualify during the 2021 – 2022 school year, your child must:
SC First Steps Program is not day care or child care; but rather a full day four year old kindergarten program housed in faith based and private child care settings due to limited space in the districts public schools.
The SC First Steps to School Readiness partners with high-quality private for-profit, private non-profit, and other eligible providers to expend four year old kindergarten programs through the year. Programs will focus on the developmental and learning supports that children must have in order to be ready for school.
The 4K First Steps program at Aspire Early Learning Academy operates from 9:00am – 3:30 pm Monday – Friday. Our program provides students with a full academic year beginning in and operating through July, providing students with year-round education.