Anderson County School District 01


Anderson County School District 01


Anderson School District 1 is located just hours from the Carolina coast nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It can be found in the northeast corner of Anderson County along the corridor of I-85 just minutes from Clemson University and the state’s third largest city, Greenville, home of Furman University. Thirteen schools comprise the district, which encompasses the communities of Pelzer, Piedmont, Powdersville, West Pelzer, and Williamston. The district currently serves 8,055 students. One of the unique features of Anderson School District One is that it offers a country living atmosphere with all the city conveniences. The climate consists of four distinct seasons, mild winters and warm summers with a mean temperature of 65ºF. These inherent characteristics make Anderson One very attractive for families looking for a safe and beautiful environment in which to raise their children. Anderson One places a premium on education and has proven itself to be a leader in instruction and educational opportunities for all children. It supports a reputation for high achievement, challenging curriculum, innovative classroom activities, year-round learning opportunities, and a world of technological advantages. In Anderson One, every child receives an individual learning package that offers a variety of programs, services, and enrichment opportunities. The warmth of our community is carried into the schools where more than 900 employees work to serve and support the children.

Mission Statement

The mission of Anderson School District 1, in partnership with students, parents, and community, is to develop well-rounded, productive members of society by providing challenging and diverse educational experiences which meet individual needs and capitalize on the unique qualities of everyone.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Anderson County School District 01

801 North Hamilton Street, Williamston, SC 29697