Transcript Requests

Records Department - Bldg 6

Located in the HR Department of the DCSD Administrative Building, the Records Department stores 75 years of inactive student records for individuals who attended school in Darlington County School District.  We are located directly across the street from the Post Office in Darlington, SC and behind Darlington High School. 

If you are in need of your school records for any reason, please read all of the instructions below.  Please note that we do not store records for private/community schools in Darlington County.   

Number and Business Hours:

(843) 398-5100
Monday - Thursday:    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:                            8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

How to Request a Transcript/School Records

1. Download and complete the Darlington County School District Transcript Request Form


Use a request form provided to you by another agency.  If not already listed on the form, include the following information:

» Full name while enrolled in school
» Current phone number
» Birth date and SSN
» Last year of attendance/graduation year
» Last school attended
» Your handwritten signature (no electronic signatures accepted)

2. Attach a $5 NON-REFUNDABLE research fee: 

Check or money order payable to DCSD or cash -- No debit/credit cards accepted.  Any requests sent without the fee will be returned to the sender.  Mail the completed form and the $5 fee to:

Darlington County School District
ATTN: Records Department

120 East Smith Ave

Darlington, SC 29532

Applying In-person - You may come to the district office anytime during normal business hours to fill out a Transcript Request Form.  You will need to pay the $5 fee when submitting the form.  Please stop at the receptionist desk when entering the building to complete the form.  Normal business hours are M - Th: 8 AM - 5 PM, Fri: til 4:30 PM.

There is a processing time period (see Additional Information below).

Transcript Pick-up - If you would like to pick-up your transcript after it's processed, write "pick-up" on the request form along with a contact number.  You will receive a phone call when your transcript is ready for pick-up.  A transcript will not be released to anyone except the student, unless appropriately requested in writing by the student.  

                                            **NOTE: DO NOT FAX REQUEST(S) **


Additional Information

(Please read before submitting a request to avoid delays with processing) 


Processing Time 

Allow a minimum of ten (10) to fourteen (14) business days to process your request.  This processing time may be shorter or longer depending on the volume of requests. 

Recent Graduates/Attendees

If you graduated or withdrew from school within the last two (2) to three (3) years, check with the last school to see if your records are still available from there before submitting a request to the Records Department.  The Records Department stores older, inactive records, but these dates vary per school.

DCSD Adult Education Graduates BEFORE 1990

Complete a Transcript Request Form and indicate the Adult Education graduation year on the form. 

DCSD Adult Education Graduates AFTER 1990

Contact DCSD Adult Education at (843) 398-2856 to verify graduation. 

 GED Verification

Contact the SC Department of Education at
(803) 734-8347.

Replacement Diplomas

Contact the SC Department of Education at
(803) 734-8040.

Click here for a Transcript Request Form!


  Darlington County School District
Records Department

120 East Smith Ave
Darlington, SC 29532
Phone: (843) 398-2300
Fax: (843) 398-5006