Preparing Every Child Today for Tomorrow


Colleton County School District will be a world-class school
system that ensures all students achieve at high levels.


Colleton County School District will prepare every student to graduate with a 21st
century education to be globally competitive for their chosen college and/or career path.

Core Values


v  Effective teaching is the most essential factor in student learning.

v  Effective leadership supports learning and optimal performance for all students.

v  CCSD is committed to every student being successful in meeting the Profile of the SC Graduate when provided high expectations and sufficient, appropriate supports.

v  A safe, secure, and positive environment will be conducive for teaching and learning.

v  Trusting, positive, and productive relationships among all stakeholders are built through meaningful communication and engagement.

v  Organizational development and professional growth opportunities for all employees are essential to becoming a world-class school system.

v  CCSD is committed to ensuring every school has an equitable, effective digital learning environment.

v  Every member of TEAM Colleton works for kids and makes important contributions toward becoming a world-class school system.



The Colleton County School District received AdvancEd Accreditation in the spring of 2013.  This means that the district and all of its schools are accredited and that Colleton County School District is recognized nationally and internationally as a quality school system.


Annual Reports to the People

2009-2010 Report

2008-2009 Report

Our Community
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Colleton County is situated in the southeastern 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. Edisto Beach was annexed into the county in March, 1975. 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. The city's retail trade facilities and support services are more than adequate. A wide range of goods and general merchandise are available to resident consumers in the central business district, located in the heart of Walterboro, as well as in two conveniently located shopping centers. The city of Walterboro has well-equipped police and fire departments and excellent medical services. Award winning Colleton Regional Hospital is located within the city limits of Walterboro. In addition, the Veterans Hospital, Roper Medical Center, and the Medical University Hospital, located in nearby Charleston, offer the most advanced medical treatment in the country. Because of the moderate-mild climate, the people of Colleton County enjoy outdoor sports and activities throughout the entire year. The land surrounding the city is blessed with forests and vast quantities of water, providing some of the best hunting and fishing to be found anywhere in the U.S. The Walterboro-Colleton Recreation Commission and Arts Council offer a wide variety of activities ranging from cultural arts to athletics for all members of the community. The Rice Festival, South Carolina Artisans Center, and historical sites attract many visitors to the area annually. Other attractions include The ACE Basin, Bear Island, and Edisto Beach.

Please visit these sites to learn more about our community.


 Progressing Naturally is at the forefront of our vision for growing Colleton County. Situated next to the fastest growing counties in the State, Colleton County is positioned for providing economic incentives for the 21st Century within the framework of a rich and diverse natural setting.



Established in 1826, Walterboro offers the best of South Carolina. From a rich history, to being the artistic center for South Carolina, to an appreciation of natural treasures, the City of Walterboro is where the Lowcountry begins. The City has achieved a balance between being the economic heart of Colleton County and the preservation of its small town character.  We encourage you to discover our City, find out about our high quality services and contact us with any questions you may have.


The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce and our thriving business community are poised for progressive economic development. Where southern hospitality abounds doing business means developing relationships.  We invite you to visit and experience Walterboro - The Front Porch of the Lowcountry!


 The Colleton County Memorial Library is dedicated to providing free and equal access to expertly chosen resources and reliable information and to fostering lifelong learning and the joys of reading. Our services are driven by community needs and are provided in a welcoming, responsive and professional manner.


The Colleton County Rice Festival in Walterboro, South Carolina is an annual three day event featuring arts and crafts, food, fireworks, music and other entertainment.  Come enjoy three fun-filled days of family activities in the warm Carolina sun.

Let's Go! is a movement sponsored by Eat Smart Move More Colleton County to provide more options to eat healthy and get active. Let's Go! includes everyone — at school, at work, places of worship and in the community. Let's Go! Eat Smart and Move More Colleton County!