Frequently Asked Questions! – Back to School Guide

back to school frequently asked questions

Summer will soon be winding down and the kids will be heading back to school. CSRA Kids wants to help make getting back into the school schedule routine as easy as possible. Our Back to School Guide is designed to give you all the dates, information, and resources you need for this fall.
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When Do the Kids Go Back to School?

Richmond County – August 4 (Elementary) & August 8 (Middle & High)
Columbia County – August 3
Aiken County – July 25

When is Open House?

Richmond County Open House Dates
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Middle School – August 3 from 12 PM – 6 PM
High School – August 3 from 12 PM – 6 PM
Elementary School & K8 School – August 2 from 12 PM – 6 PM


Columbia County Open House Dates
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High School – July 31 from 3 PM – 5 PM
Middle School – July 31 from 5 PM – 7 PM
Elementary School – August 1 from 5 PM – 7 PM

Aiken County Open House Dates
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All Grades – July 21 from 2 PM – 6 PM

Where Will I Get the Best Deal on School Supplies?

Check out our latest article: School Supply Savings Tips!
(You can find your school supply list at the bottom of this article too!)

Other Options:

Target Assist – You can look up your child’s school, make edits and add to your cart. Pick up in-store or straight to your door!
If you’re in SC or GA, do this on the tax-free weekend!

Dollar Tree and Discount Stores – Perfect for paper, scissors, glue sticks, and more!

Consignment Sales – need book bags and a back-to-school wardrobe? Check out local consignment events for bargains!

Tax-Free Weekend
Georgia: July 31 – August 1
South Carolina: August 4-6

How Do I Register My Children For School?

Where Do I Go To Get Physicals?

There are a few options around town…

Med-Now Urgent Care
Evans – South Augusta – Augusta Locations

Doctors Walk-In Clinic
2100 Central Ave – Suite 3
Augusta GA 30904
(706) 729-8989

Doctors Hospital
3651 Wheeler Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 651-3232

Augusta University Health
Downtown Augusta
Wheeler Clinic
See Website For Addresses and Phone Numbers.

Check with your pediatrician or primary care physician. 

What Are the Vaccination Rules for GA/SC?

Where Can I Find Info On Homeschool Requirements for GA/SC?

Where Can I Find Info On Homeschool Curriculums, Co-Ops, & Field Trips?

Our recommendation is to join communities online. There are several FB groups that are active and swap information consistently. 
Check out our Homeschool Support Group Guide to find local groups.

Please keep in mind most of these groups are closed. You may have to submit questions or wait to be approved. Please read their guidelines.

If you are looking for a curriculum or for sales. Check out the list!

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