Department of Defense Education Activity

Fort Jackson Schools

Free School Meals for All Students!

The USDA has approved ALL kids ages 0-18 to get free meals through June 30, 2021! We will provide more information soon by memorandum placed in the Student Meals Program page of our school's website regarding how we will provide meals on non-holiday weekdays (teacher training days, etc.), and when your school will stop meals distribution this year.

Please continue to submit your meal applications! The free or reduced meal status for the 2020-21 school year will carry over through the first 30 days of the 2021-22 school year. If necessary, contact your installation's Child Nutrition Director for more information. Stay Safe!


American Education Week

American Education Week

November 12, 2020 During American Education Week. DoDEA joins the nation in raising awareness about the need to provide every child with a quality public education. Links available to the NEA’s AEW toolkits for artwork, promo materials, activity ideas and fact sheets.
Observances
National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

October 30, 2020 DoDEA joins the nation in recognizing American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation's conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.
Observances
Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month

October 30, 2020 During Military Family Appreciation Month, DoDEA renews its commitment to the families and communities we are proud to serve.
Observances

Welcome to the SC/Ft. Stewart Community Schools

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.

Pierce Terrace Elementary School Pinckney Elementary School
Pierce Terrace Elementary Schoo Pinckney Elementary School
Students in PreK-1 Students in grades 2-6

 

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

C.C. Pinckney ES


Principal

School Address
5900 Chesnut Road
Columbia, SC 29206
Phone: 803-787-6815
Fax: 803-790-2169

Community Contacts
Name Position Phone Number Location
Logistics Manager Logistics Manager 912-408-3085 Fort Jackson Schools
Transportation Transportation 912-408-3085 Fort Jackson Schools
School Meals Program 803-782-6866 x2631 Fort Jackson Schools