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Pinckney ES

About Our School

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CC Pinckney Elementary School is located on the US Army Training Center at Ft. Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina.

Students who are enrolled at CC Pinckney are dependents of military personnel at Fort Jackson, and the school is funded by the Department of Defense. C. C. Pinckney Elementary School is one of two elementary schools located on Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. Our school provides educational services to approximately 400 children in grades 2 - 6  who live here on post in permanent quarters. We are a school within the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas region.  We are very proud of our school and the many wonderful learning opportunities and programs available for our entire learning community. We invite you to visit our school and meet our outstanding teachers and staff.

Our Namesake - Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Our school is named after Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, who was an attorney and politician who served as an officer in the First South Carolina Regiment in defense of Charleston, S. C., the battle of Brandywine, the battle of Germantown and campaigns in the Floridas and Savannah in the American Revolution.   He was a leader at the Constitutional Convention and a signer of the US Constitution. 

Learn more in A Biography of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney 1746-1825

School Colors:  Red, White, and Blue

Mascot:  Patriot

Grades Served: 2-6

Apprx Enrollment:  350

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Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision Statement  

Preparing students to be 21st century learners through communication, collaboration, and purposeful teaching.

School Improvement Goals  

Goal 1 - CCP Math Goal: By the end of the 2017-2018 school year, 75% of students will achieve grade level expectations in the area of problem solving with less than 5% below the standard.

Goal 2 - CCP Reading Goal: By the end of the 2017-2018 school year, 75% of students will achieve grade level expectations in the areas of reading comprehension and communication with less than 5% below standard.