Pickens County School District 01

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Pickens County School District 01


Description

Pickens County School District is a countywide school system, serving all of Pickens County. Located in the northwestern section of South Carolina, Pickens County contains an area of 504 square miles. The terrain varies from steep mountain in the north, including the state's highest mountain Sassafras Mountain (3548') to gently rolling hills in the south. The waters of Lake Hartwell, Lake Keowee, and Lake Jocassee comprise the western boundary of the county. The district is composed of five attendance areas: Dacusville, Daniel, Easley, Liberty, and Pickens. A limited School Choice Program is an option in the district; however, certain requirements, including a request and approval process, exist. All school in the School District of Pickens County are fully accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Full accreditation assures that the district has met the minimum standards for class size, qualification of teachers, school facilities, instructional materials, and curriculum.

Mission Statement

Pickens County School District, an acknowledged leader in excellence, will emphasize high academic achievement and career preparation for all students through quality educational opportunities in a caring and safe environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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Pickens County School District 01

1348 Griffin Mill Road, Easley, SC 29640
 

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