Text Messages from School Connects

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smsADD TEXT MESSAGES TO YOUR NOTIFICATION OPTIONS FROM DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT!!

You can now opt in to receive SchoolConnects messages
from the Darlington County School District
Privacy Statement

  • IMPORTANT:  If you wish to receive text messages, the mobile phone number must be listed on your child’s record in PowerSchool.  Then you may then opt in to receive text notifications.
  • You may opt in to receive text messages by texting the word “join” to the number 56360 from the SMS-capable phone on which you wish to receive text messages.  Message and data rates may apply.
  • After texting the word “join” to 56360, you should receive a SchoolConnects confirmation message.
  • Upon opting in, please create a contact on your phone with the name DCSD and the phone number 56360.  You can also add the phone number 843-398-2319 to that same contact list.
  • Text messages from SchoolConnects all come from the same short code of 56360.  This will help you identify the text as a message from the school district.

  • Voice messages from SchoolConnects all come from the same number, 843-398-2319.  This will help you identify the call as coming from the school district.
  • Unsubscribe from text messages at any time by texting the word “stop” to 56360.
  • Subscribing allows you to receive general school announcements and reminders via text message.  Absence notifications will be communicated by call only.
  • Some very basic text messaging plans do not offer real SMS.  In this instance, you will receive an error message telling you that you cannot subscribe.
  • Timely delivery of SMS text messages cannot be guaranteed as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service provider.

  • If you have any problem receiving text messages, please contact your child’s school to confirm that the mobile number is part of the student’s record in PowerSchool.