Packet School Profiles for Aug. 8

August 8, 2011 

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL

12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-8800

Website: blh.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 10 through 12

Administrators: Mark Dievendorf, principal; Nancy Lynn, assistant principal; Chloe Gordon, assistant principal; Catherine Smith, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 1,190

PTSCO contact: Leah Ortega, 843-540-3814

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with white, gray or black tops

BLUFFTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

15 New Mustang Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-707-0700

Website: blm.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 6 and 7

Administrators: Dereck Rhoads, principal; Beth Bournias, assistant principal; Pamela Maddox, assistant principal.

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 7:10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Enrollment: 925

PTA contact: Mark Mulholland, 707-0700

Uniforms: Black or khaki bottoms with solid maroon, gray or white tops

BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

160 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-8500

Website: www.ble.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 2 through 5

Administrators: Christine Brown, principal; Mary Rozek, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 430

PTO contact: Cassandra Whitten and Brenda Cook, 843-706-8500

Uniforms: Khaki bottoms with red, yellow, white or royal blue tops

BLUFFTON EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

150 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-0900

Website: ble.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 1

Administrators: Christine Brown, principal; Mary Rozek, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Enrollment: 190 estimated

PTO contact: Cassandra Whitten and Brenda Cook, 843-706-8500

Uniforms: Khaki bottoms with yellow, white or royal blue tops

DAUFUSKIE ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

22 Old Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915

Phone: 843-842-1251

Website: die.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Gretchen Keefner, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enrollment: 16

PTO contact: N/A. Details: Amanda Lofton, 843-842-1251

Uniforms: Khaki, black or navy bottoms with white, pink, red, yellow or green tops

HARDEEVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

P.O. Box 527, 150 Hurricane Alley, Hardeeville, SC 29927

Phone: 843-784-8400

Website: www.jcsd.net, click on "Schools" and choose school

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrator: Rechel M. Anderson, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 800

PTA contact: N/A

Uniforms: Dark blue or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with royal blue or white polo shirts

HARDEEVILLE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL

P.O. Box 527, 150 Hurricane Alley, Hardeeville, SC 29927

Phone: 843-784-8600

Website: www.jcsd.net, click on "Schools" and choose school

Grades: 6 through 12

Administrator: Jamal Crawford, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:35 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enrollment: 550

PTA Contact: N/A

Uniforms: Black or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with green or gold polo shirts for middle school; black or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with orange or gray polo shirts for high school

H.E. MCCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL

250 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-8700

Website: hem.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 8 and 9

Administrators: Phillip Shaw, principal; Lorene Pryor, assistant principal; Joe Warfield, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 850

PTO contact: N/A

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with white, kelly green, gray or black tops.

HILTON HEAD EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

165 Pembroke Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-689-0400

Website: hec.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through kindergarten

Administrators: Kim Bratt, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: Pre-K morning class 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., afternoon class 12:30 to 3:25 p.m.; kindergarten 8:30 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Enrollment: 465 estimated

TPAC (Teacher Parent Advisory Council) contact: Nicole Kimble, 843-263-3109

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with light blue, white, pink or hunter green tops

HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL

70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-689-4800

Website: hhh.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Amanda O'Nan, principal; Joe Skirtich, assistant principal; Sandra Jensen, assistant principal; Francina Shack, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 1,222

PTSO contact: Anne Bradley, annebradleyhhi@aol.com

Uniforms: Khaki, black or navy bottoms with white, pink, blue or gray tops. Skirts may be school-approved plaid.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

30 School Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-342-4100

Website: hhe.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 1 through 5

Administrators: Jill McAden, principal; Cy Clendaniel, assistant principal; Sarah Owen, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 800 estimated

PTA contact: Erika McGoldrick, 843-422-4942

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with white, navy, light blue, pink or yellow tops

HILTON HEAD ISLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL

55 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-689-4500

Website: hhm.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 6 through 8

Administrators: Jim Shirley, principal; Patricia Freda, assistant principal; Shannon Harriman, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 7:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 856

PTA contact: Pam Slawson, 843-689-4500

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with white, gray, pink or navy tops

HILTON HEAD ISLAND SCHOOL FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS

10 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-342-4380

Website: sca.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 1 through 5

Administrators: Gretchen Keefner, principal; Amy Kaufman, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 800 estimated

PTO contact: Dawn Chiasera, 843-415-2999; Beth McDonnell, 843-816-5005

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with any solid color top

MICHAEL C. RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

200 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-8300

Website: mcr.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 2 through 5

Administrators: Adrienne Sutton, principal; Tracy Gaston, assistant principal; Tracy Lanese, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 752 combined with Michael C. Riley Early Childhood Center

PTO contact: Amber White, 843-706-8300

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with gold, red, white or navy tops

MICHAEL C. RILEY EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

172 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-707-0800

Website: mcr.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 1

Administrators: Adrienne Sutton, principal; Tracy Gaston, assistant principal; Tracy Lanese, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 752 combined with Michael C. Riley Elementary School

PTO contact: Amber White, 843-706-8300

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with gold, red, white or navy tops

OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

53 Cherry Point Road, Okatie, SC 29909

Phone: 843-322-7700

Website: oes.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Jamie Pinckney, principal; Marva Neal, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 665 estimated

PTO contact: Angelique Grieve, 843-540-2957

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with red, white or navy tops

PRITCHARDVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

9447 Evan Way, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-707-0500

Website: pve.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Charles Johnson, principal; Mary Beth Roulston, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 630 estimated

PTO contact: Terri Davey, 843-707-0500

Uniforms: Navy or khaki bottoms with navy, kelly green, yellow or white tops

RED CEDAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10 Box Elder St., Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-707-0600

Website: rce.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Dr. Kathleen Corley, principal; Chavon Browne, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 720 estimated

PTO contact: Nikki Mason, 843-707-0600

Uniforms: Navy bottoms with red, yellow or white tops

RIDGELAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Phone: 843-717-1300

Website: www.jcsd.net, click on "Schools" and choose school

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrator: Robert Candillo, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:40 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.

Enrollment: 1,100

PTA contact: N/A

Uniforms: Dark blue or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with royal blue or white polo shirts

RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL

250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Phone: 843-717-1500

Website: www.jcsd.net, click on "Schools" and choose school

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Cassandra Jennings, principal; Gregory Tinsley, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:40 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Enrollment: 575

PTA contact: N/A

Uniforms: Black or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with red or gray polo shirts

RIDGELAND MIDDLE SCHOOL

250 Jaguar Trail, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Phone: 843-717-1400

Website: www.jcsd.net, click on "Schools" and choose school

Grades: 6 through 8

Administrator: Jeannie Jefferson, principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enrollment: 400

PTA contact: N/A

Uniforms: Black or khaki bottoms (no cargo and no jeans) with black or gold polo shirts

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

BRANCH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 843-422-7624

Website: www.branchchristian school.com

Grades: Kindergarten through 12

Administrators: Joyce and Bob Rewalt

First day of school: Sept. 7

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Enrollment: N/A

PTA contact: N/A

Uniform: Khaki pants or skirts; school shirt in white, light blue or yellow

CHRISTIAN HERITAGE MONTESSORI

10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-757-7100

Website: www.christianheritage bluffton.com

Grades: 18 months to 6 years

Administrators: Director Laura Lesnett

First day of school: Year round

Daily class times: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Enrollment: N/A

PTO contact: N/A

Uniform: No uniforms; students must follow dress code

CROSS SCHOOLS

495 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-706-2000

Website: www.crossschools.org

Grades: 18 months through eighth grade

Administrators: Shawn Young, head of K-8; Susan Hackett, Pre-K director

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:20 a.m. to 3 p.m. for K-8; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for Pre-K

Enrollment: 400

PTA contact: N/A

Uniform: Dependent on age

HERITAGE ACADEMY

11 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 843-842-8600

Website: www.heritagehhi.com

Grades: 5 through 12

Administrators: Gloria Shoe- maker, head of school

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: Morning session, 7:30 a.m. to 12:20; afternoon session, 12:40 to 5:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 130

PTA contact: N/A

Uniform: N/A

HILTON HEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

55 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-681-2878

Website: www.hhca.org

Grades: Kindergarten through 12

Administrators: Matt Skinner, headmaster; Larry Green, 7-12th principal; Melanie Hilton, K-6th principal;

First day of school: Aug. 16

Daily class times: Lower School, 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, Friday, 2:15 p.m.; Middle School and Upper School, 7:50 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Friday, 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 410

Parent Teacher Fellowship contact: Wendy Cummings, wcummings@hhch.org

Uniform: School-approved tops in white, navy, light blue, yellow and khaki or navy pants

HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL

8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 843-671-2286

Website: www.hhprep.org

Grades: Kindergarten through 12

Administrators: Dr. Anthony Kandel, headmaster; Richard Basirico, assistant headmaster; Nathan Stevens, head of Upper School; Nancy Foy, head of Lower School

First day of school: Aug. 17

Daily class times: 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday for Lower Schools; 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday for Upper School

Enrollment: 450

Parents Association contact: Bev Chambers, 843-681-5869

Uniform: Lower School uniforms, Upper School dress code

MAY RIVER MONTESSORI

60 Calhoun St., Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: 843-757-2312

Website: www.mayriver montessori.com

Grades: 2 years old through fifth grade

Administrators: Sharon Haag

First day of school: Aug. 23

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and after-school program until 5:15 p.m.

Enrollment: 160 estimated

PTO contact: contact school for information

Uniform: N/A

SEA PINES MONTESSORI ACADEMY

9 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Phone: 843-785-2534

Website: www.spma.com

Grades: 18 months old through eighth grade

Administrators: Darcie Patrick, head of school

First day of school: Aug. 22

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for primary program; 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. for elementary and middle schools

Enrollment: 200

Booster Club contact: boosterclub@spma.com

Uniform: N/A

ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC SCHOOL

45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Phone: 843-681-6501

Website: stfrancishhi.org/school

Grades: Pre-K through 8

Administrators: Kathleen Kane, principal

First day of school: Aug. 16

Daily class time: 8:25 a.m. to 3:05 p.m

Enrollment: 200

Family School Association contact: Jackie Brino, 681-6501

Uniform: Navy blue pants and white school shirt for boys; plaid jumper or skirt for girls.

ST. GREGORY THE GREAT CATHOLIC SCHOOL

323 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29909

Phone: 843-815-9988

Website: sgg.cc/sggschool.html

Grades: Pre-K through 8

Administrator: Sister Canice Adams, principal

First day of school: Aug. 17, first day is a half day

Daily class times: 7:50 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Enrollment: 225

PTA contact: N/A

Uniform: School approved, depends on season

THOMAS HEYWARD ACADEMY

1727 Malphrus Road, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Phone: 843-726-3673

Website: www.thomasheyward.org

Grades: Pre-K through 12

Administrators: John D. Rogers Jr., headmaster; Eddie Stanley, dean of students; Rachel Tiller, lower school administrator

First day of school: Aug. 17, K-4 and K-5 only; Aug. 18, K-4 through sixth grade; Aug. 19, K-4-12th grade; Aug. 22, first full day for all students

Daily class time: 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Enrollment: 340

PTO contact: Cathy Cleland, 843-726-3760

Uniforms: Dress code required; see website

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