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Mission Statement

The purpose of this Day School program is to support the home and extend the Ministry of James Island Baptist Church by providing Biblically based age appropriate education for preschoolers. We strive to effectively work towards the common purpose of fulfilling the Great Commission, and in doing so, we commit to the following goals;


  • Provide a nurturing, developmentally appropriate environment that encourages each child to develop physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.

  • Provide ministry to the families.

  • Provide a witness of Christ and His church to the children and their families.

In order to achieve these goals we commit to the following;

  • A quality program built on developmentally appropriate practices.

  • A curriculum that is biblically based and includes bible stories and thoughts on the level of the child’s understanding.

  • Staff who profess Christ as Savior and exhibit Christian traits in caring for children and in interaction with families and co-workers.

  • Positive guidelines for children that encourage problem solving and managing negative emotions.

  • Respect and understanding of others without regard to race, gender, nationality, religion or background.

  • Planned activities that permit each child to progress and enjoy success.

What we have to offer

  • Bi-weekly units using the WEE Learn curriculum with age appropriate lessons for ages 2-4.

  • Bi-weekly chapel for all children with prayer, songs, and story.

  • Weekly music lead by the Music Pastor.

  • Activities that help a child’s development for each individual age including; names, letter, number, color, and shape recognition. Also teaching 3’s and 4’s to write their names and letters.

  • Fine and gross motor skills are developed through music, art, reading, and numbers.

  • Weekly workout Wednesdays to develop healthy living.

  • County Librarian reads monthly to all the children.

  • Early care for children that need to be at school early. (for a minimal fee)

  • Lunch Bunch for an extended session until 2pm where children eat lunch and enjoy scheduled activities. (extra tuition).

  • Small class sizes to ensure individual attention.


We are open from 9:00 am-12:00 pm Monday through Friday.

We follow the Charleston County School Calendar for holidays.

This school year will begin August 26, 2018 and end  May 22, 2019.

We also offer two sessions of summer camp.


Staff Training:

Our teachers are trained annually in the latest research in childhood education

and are all up to date in infant, child CPR and First Aid.

Teachers notify parents of what their child will be learning in class and

parent/teacher communication is a priority.


Registration Information:

  • Click here for the 2019-2020 Registration Forms.

  • In order to register, submit the following:

  • Completed registration forms.

  • Registration fee of $110 (for a single child) or $130 (for multiple children) must accompany form.

  • Current immunization record.

  • Copy of medical insurance card.

  • Must be current with tuition, including fees (current students only)

2019-2020 Rates and fees:

Annual family registration fee of $110/single child $130/multiple children

** 15% discount for 2 or more children attending from a family **

Monthly tuition fees:


                                 Infants – 2.5 years                    2.6 years and up

5 days a week                      $355                                      $310

4 days a week                      $325                                       $285

3 days a week                      $285                                       $260

2 days a week                      $235                                       $235

1 day a week                        $115                                       N/A



Summer Camp 2019

*Now Offering 5 Days a Week*

Monday - Friday, 9 am - Noon

18 months old - 4K

Camp 1 – June 3 – July 12 (6 weeks)

Theme – Creation

Camp 2 – July 8 – August 16 (6 weeks)

Theme – Jesus Loves Me

Lessons for both sessions will include:

  • Games

  • Bible Stories

  • Songs

  • Special Activities

  • Water Days

**$100 Deposit holds your child's place and goes towards your fees.

The remainder is due the first day of the session.

$720 per child, per session (based on 5 days)

15% discount for more than one child per family.

Inquire about 2-4 days per week**

Interested in Enrollment? Want to take a tour?

If you are interested in enrolling your child at Riverland Terrace Day School, please schedule an appointment with the Day School  by emailing jibcpreschool14@gmail.com or calling the Day School at 843-762-0244.


Riverland Terrace Day School

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

Matthew 19:14