Colleton County School District 01


Colleton County School District 01


Colleton County is situated in the south eastern portion of the state of South Carolina about 40 miles from Charleston and 65 miles north of Savannah, Georgia. The county's 1049 square mile area is bordered by the beautiful Edisto and Combahee rivers which flow into St. Helena Sound. The area's population is approximately 36,800. The city of Walterboro is a major stop on Interstate 95, the most important north-south corridor for the eastern United States. Interstate 26, which connects Charleston and Asheville, North Carolina, is only 32 miles away, and these two interstate highways allow convenient access to the entire Southeast.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Colleton County School District is to ensure that all students meet or exceed state standards in preparation to become productive citizens. Beliefs *All children can learn and can be motivated to do so; *Our district and schools should be held accountable for measured student achievement; *Schools should analyze their data to insure that all students meet or exceed state standards; *All people are worthy of respect and deserve equitable opportunities for high quality education in a safe learning environment; *The community deserves a school system that responsibly manages financial, physical and human resources; *Positive home and school relations promote excellence; *A climate of high expectations must exist in all our schools; *All people have the potential and responsibility to be self disciplined, productive citizens.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Colleton County School District 01

213 North Jefferies Boulevard, Walterboro, SC 29488