Who: Media outlets are welcomed and encouraged to join us for a press tour of the new CCSD facilities opening in the 2016-2017 school year.
What: Tour of four new CCSD school facilities. CCSD staff, administrators, and representatives from Cumming will be available for questions at each location. A Durham School Services representative will also be at Chicora to discuss bus transportation for the upcoming year. See the attached school factsheets for each location in the showcase to learn more.
When: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Burke Culinary Arts CTE
9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. James Simons Elementary
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Chicora Elementary
11:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Springfield Elementary
Where: Burke High Culinary Arts CTE, James Simons Elementary, Chicora Elementary, and Springfield Elementary
For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact the CCSD Office of Capital Programs at (843) 566-1975 or the CCSD Office of Strategy and Communications at (843) 937-6303.
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.