October 3, 2016 -- CCSD Closely Monitoring Hurricane Matthew
For Immediate Release
October 3, 2016
Andy Pruitt 843-937-6583
CCSD Closely Monitoring Hurricane Matthew
Charleston, SC — Members of Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) leadership team met this afternoon to discuss Hurricane Matthew and how the storm could affect our area.
We want to assure everyone that CCSD has staff members who are actively participating in discussions with county emergency management officials, and are monitoring Hurricane Matthew closely.
We will keep everyone who has an interest in our district updated.
Please remember, the safety of our students and staff is our highest priority, and every decision is made with that in mind.
About the Charleston County School District
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.
CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.