Department of Defense Education Activity

Fort Jackson Schools

Superintendent Message

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to all new and returning families to what promises to be a fantastic school year! This school year will bring more excitement and opportunities for success than ever before as we continue transitioning to the College and Career Ready Standards. We want to ensure that our military-connected students are prepared for college, career, and life after school and have the required 21st century critical thinking skills to compete in a global economy. We will focus on our vision of having a world class learning community with consistent improved achievement across all levels. This requires that we prepare students for jobs that do not yet exist, using technologies that have not yet been invented, in order to solve problems we do not even know are problems yet. We want to provide the best education possible for the children of our families who serve our country.

Student success also requires open, two-way communication between the home and school. It is important that you attend parent/teacher conferences and maintain regular contact with your child's teachers. If you have questions or concerns, contact your child's teacher to arrange a meeting to discuss.

Having true partnerships among the school, home, and community is very important. The schools have opportunities to volunteer in a variety of areas that meet your particular interests. We encourage you to join and participate in the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) that supports our students in many ways.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 11, 2022 The Department of Defense (DoD) will join the nation in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 17, 2022.
Observances

Middle School, Junior High, and High School Students

Students in grades 7 - 12 living on post will attend public schools off post in Richland School District Two

Grades 7-8  

  • Dent Middle School located in the Dentsville area, on Decker Blvd.
  • Telephone:   803-699-2750
  • School Website

High School (grades 9-12)

  • Richland Northeast High School, on Brookfield Road.
  • Telephone:  803-699-2800.
  • School Website

Information for PCSing Families

Transferring to Fort Jackson


The SC/Ft. Stewart Community is part of the DoDEA Americas Southeast District and is made up of DoDEA schools located on the military installations of: 

The Community Superintendent's Office (CSO) is located on the Fort Stewart installation.

Community Schools

Pierce Terrace ES


Principal

School Address
5705 Carter Road
Columbia, SC 29206-5379
Phone: 803-782-1772
Fax: 803-738-8895

Community Contacts
Name Position Position Description Phone Number
Logistics Manager Logistics Manager 912-408-3085
Transportation Transportation 912-408-3085
School Meals Program Food Services Director 803-782-6866 x2631