Florence County School District 01


Florence County School District 01


Florence 1 School District has 22 schools, serving over 14,300 students. Our student to teacher ratio is: 20.7:1. Students in Florence 1 Schools are fortunate to live in a community that supports and values their success, which we believe begins with employing the finest staff of administrators, teachers, and support staff. Florence Public School District One is a 284-square-mile area located in Florence County, South Carolina. It encompasses all or part of several communities, including Claussen, Effingham, Evergreen, Oakdale, Quinby, and Mars Bluff, as well as the City of Florence, serving approximately 75,000 people. Florence District One is the 15th largest school district in South Carolina and the second-largest employer in Florence County in its category.

Mission Statement

Our Mission: The mission of Florence 1 School District is to prepare students to become productive and responsible citizens and life-long learners who are able to succeed in an ever-changing society. Our Vision: All students will be highly motivated, successful, and responsible citizens of an ever-changing society. We Believe… • Learning is a life-long process • Cultural diversity enhances the learning experience • A challenging curriculum and high expectations promote high levels of achievement • The quality of relationships impacts student learning • Every person in the organization contributes to the success of the children • The child is at the center of all decision making • An informed community is a supportive public • A safe and nurturing environment is essential for learning • Technology advances the learning experience • Learning experiences should include collaboration, creative and critical thinking, and effective communication • The successful development of students is a partnership between parents and school

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Florence County School District 01

319 South Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506