Gazette School Profiles for Aug. 8

August 8, 2011 

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL

1 Blue Dolphin Drive, Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 843-322-5500

Website: bch.beaufort.k12.sc.us/

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Edmond Burnes, principal; Gilbert Sanchez and Senfronia Smith, assistant principals

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:30 a.m. to 2:31 p.m.

Enrollment: 778

PTSO contacts: Betty Shell, president; Diane Grooms, vice-president, 843-322-5580; Gil Sanchez, faculty representative, 843-322-5544

Uniforms: Navy or khaki bottoms with navy, gold or white tops

BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1800 Prince St., Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-322-2600

Website: bes.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Jennifer Morillo, principal; Mildred Glover, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 638 estimated

PTO contact: Kim Hedges, 843-524-4400

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

BEAUFORT HIGH SCHOOL

84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29907

Phone: 843-322-2000

Website: bhs.beaufort.k12.sc.us/

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Dr. Daniel Durbin, principal; Herbert Glaze, dean of students; Margaret Thomas, Joseph Parker, Cindy Rini, Nicole Holloman, heads of schools

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 1,500

PTO contact: N/A

School Improvement Council: Brad Samuel

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

BEAUFORT-JASPER ACADEMY FOR CAREER EXCELLENCE

80 Lowcountry Drive, Ridgeland, SC 29936

Phone: 843-987-7600

Website: www.bjace.org

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Chris Dinkins, director; Karen Lee, assistant director

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8 a.m. to 2:03 p.m.

Enrollment: 479

Student Services: Debra Daley, 843-987-7600, ext. 651. Guidance Counselor: Carol Jones, 843-987-7600, ext. 614

PTO contact: N/A

Uniforms: Based on CATE program; details: blufftonpromos.com/showroom

BEAUFORT MIDDLE SCHOOL

2501 Mossy Oaks Road, Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-322-5700

Website: bms.beaufort.k12.sc.us/

Grades: 6 through 8

Administrators: Carol Ingram, principal; Jerry Henderson and Carrie Grilli, assistant principals

First day of school: Aug. 16

Daily class times: 7:30 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.

Enrollment: 640

Parent Action Council: Cassi Kilpatrick, president, 843-322-5700

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with red, black or white collared shirts

BROAD RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

474 Broad River Blvd., Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 843-322-8400

Website: bre.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Constance Goodwine-Lewis, principal; Melissa Vogt, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 330 estimated

PTO contact: April Applebee, 843-322-8400

Uniforms: Khaki bottoms with red, white or navy tops

COOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

45 Middle Road, Beaufort, SC 29907

Phone: 843-322-6100

Website: ces.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 4

Administrators: Carmen Dillard, prinicpal; Carol Lynn Patterson, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 492 estimated

PTO contacts: Christina Wilson, 843-524-9124

Uniforms: Khaki, navy or black bottoms with hunter green, yellow or white 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 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

JAMES J. DAVIS EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

364 Keans Neck Road, Seabrook, SC 29940

Phone: 843-466-3600

Website: dec.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Headstart through kindergarten

Administrator: Anita Lynn Nelson, principal; Celestine La Van, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 4

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

Enrollment: 200 estimated

PTO contact: N/A

Uniforms: Navy, khaki or black bottoms with navy, light blue or white tops

JOSEPH S. SHANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

121 Morrall Drive, Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 843-466-3400

Website: ses.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Mark Mansell, principal; Alleen Porter, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 370 estimated

PTO contact: Michelle Morgan, call the school for more information

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with black, gray, maroon, burgundy or white collared tops

LADY'S ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

73 Chowan Creek Bluff, Beaufort, SC 29907

Phone: 843-322-2240

Website: lie.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 4

Administrators: Marvelle Ulmer, principal; Melissa Holland, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

Enrollment: 350 estimated

PTO contact: Ivie Fzalai, 843-846-0482

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

LADY'S ISLAND INTERMEDIATE & MIDDLE SCHOOL

30 Cougar Drive, Lady's Island, SC 29907

Phone: 843-322-3100

Website: lim.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 5 through 8

Administrators: Mona Lise Dickson, principal; Greg Hall, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: Fifth and sixth grades, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; seventh and eighth grades, 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 800

PTO contact: Cindy Simpkins, 843-322-3100

Uniforms: Fifth- and sixth-graders attending the intermediate school can wear hunter green, black or white collared tops. Seventh- and eighth-graders can wear burgundy, royal blue and white collared tops. Bottoms can be khaki, black or navy.

MOSSY OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

2510 Mossy Oaks Road, Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-322-2900

Website: moe.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Donald Gruel, principal; Deborah Ogden, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 450 estimated

PTO contact: MoesPTO@googlegroups.com (website is MoesPTO.blogspot.com)

Uniforms: Navy, black or khaki bottoms with red, white, blue or black tops

PORT ROYAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1214 Paris Ave., Port Royal, SC 29935

Phone: 843-322-0820

Website: pre.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Jo Shirley, principal; assistant principal, Clay Fowler

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 300 estimated

PTO contact: N/A

Uniforms: Khaki or navy bottoms with navy, red 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

RIVERVIEW CHARTER SCHOOL

302 Burroughs Ave., Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-379-0123

Website: riverviewcharterschool.org

Grades: Kindergarten through 7

Administrator: Alison Thomas, director

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 342

RCC (Riverview Community Cooperative) contact: Nicole Gates, rcc@riverviewcharterschool.org

Uniforms: Navy or khaki bottoms with white, navy, light blue or yellow tops. Riverview green should be worn for field trips and special days.

ROBERT SMALLS MIDDLE SCHOOL

43 W.K. Alston Drive, Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 843-322-2500

Website: rsm.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 6 through 8

Administrators: Denise Smith, principal; Stacey Brown and David McIntyre, assistant principals

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: 7:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 467

PTO contact: Alan Langford, 843-322-2500

Uniforms: Khaki, black or navy bottoms with white, orange or hunter green polo shirts

SHELL POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

85 Savannah Highway, Beaufort, SC 29906

Phone: 843-322-2800

Website: spe.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Pre-K through 5

Administrators: Mary Ellen Parks, principal; Francina Shack, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 400 estimated

PTO contact: Sharlene Smith, call school for contact information

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

ST. HELENA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND EARLY LEARNING CENTER

1025 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, SC, 29920

Phone: 843-838-0300

Website: she.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: Headstart and pre-K through 5

Administrators: Kay Keeler, principal; Tara Mack, assistant principal; Freddie Lawton, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 4

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

Enrollment: 450 estimated

PTO contacts: N/A

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with hunter green, gold or white tops

WHALE BRANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

15 Stuart Point Road Seabrook, SC 29940

Phone: 843-466-1000

Website: wbe.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 1 through 4

Administrator: Anita Lynn Nelson, principal; Celestine La Van, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 4

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

Enrollment: 320 estimated

PTO contact: N/A

Uniforms: Navy, khaki or black bottoms with navy, light blue or white tops

WHALE BRANCH MIDDLE SCHOOL

2009 Trask Parkway, Seabrook, SC 29940

Phone: 843-466-3000

Website: wbm.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 5 through 8

Administrators: Matthew Hunt, principal; Connie Singleton Murphy, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 4

Daily class times: Fifth and sixth grades, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; seventh and eighth grades, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Enrollment: 340

PTO contact: N/A

SIC: Deeni Everly, 843-466-3000

Uniforms: Khaki, black or navy bottoms with white, baby blue, navy blue, royal blue or black collared tops

WHALE BRANCH EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL

169 Detour Road, Seabrook, SC 29940

Phone: 843-466-2700

Website: wbh.beaufort.k12.sc.us

Grades: 9 through 12

Administrators: Priscilla Drake, principal; Chad Cox, assistant principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 515

PTSO contacts: Keith Henderson, 843-466-2700

Uniforms: Khaki or black bottoms with black, purple, gold or white polo shirts

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

240 Sams Point Road, Lady's Island, SC 29907

Phone: 843-524-3393

Website: www.beaufortacademy.org

Grades: Pre-K3 through 12

Administrators: Interim Headmaster Julia Corner; MJ Simmons and Bethany Byrne, office of enrollment and community relations

First day of school: New students Aug. 24; returning students Aug. 25

Daily class times: Kindergarten, 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.; lower school, grades 1 through 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; middle and upper school, grades five through 12, 8 a.m. to 3:05 p.m.

Enrollment: 260

Beaufort Academy Parents Association contact: Courtney Worrell, baparents@gmail.com, 843-982-0418.

Uniforms: Dress code required; see website

E.C. MONTESSORI & GRADE SCHOOL

15 Celadon Drive, Beaufort, SC 29907

Phone: 843-525-1141

Website: www.ecmontessori.com

Grades: Ages 18 months through sixth grade

Administrator: Terri Powell, administrative director

First day of school: Aug. 15

Daily class times: Grades one through six, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; age 5 and younger, 8:30 to 3 p.m.

Enrollment: 140

PTC contact: Pia Webb, 843-525-1141

Uniforms: Not required

ST. PETER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort, SC 29907

Phone: 843-522-2163

Website: www.stpeters-church.org/school/

Grades: K-3 through 8

Administrators: Sister Judy Therese, principal; Ana Ward, vice principal

First day of school: Aug. 15

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

Enrollment: 160

PTO contact: Kristine Keenan, 843-522-2163

Uniforms: Plaid skirts and button down oxford blue shirts or khaki bottoms with red tops through Educational Outfitters only. Uniforms also required for PE and Mass.

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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