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Pierce Terrace ES

Background Information: Pierce Terrace moved into our new building in January 2020. The new Pierce Terrace is a 73,942 square foot, one-story building, housing prekindergarten through second grade students. Also, our new school is LEED Silver Certifiable for energy and environmentally sustainable. In addition, operable partitions to enhance educational flexibility and collaboration are available in all grade-level neighborhoods, commons area, and gymnasium. Wireless/WiFi coverage is provided throughout the entire school and areas outside of the school. Furthermore, teaching tools within and outside the building include solar/PV panels, wind turbine, exposed structure, and energy dashboards.

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Pierce Terrace ES

Grades: PK-2

Enrollment: 327

Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:20

Computer/Student Ratio: 1:1

DoDEA's Mission

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

Our School's Vision

All Students Engaged, Learning, and Achieving.  

Mascot: Dragon

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Pierce Terrace ES Colors

Primary Color: #0033CC

Secondary Color: #CC3333

Our CSI Reading and Math Goals

Reading

  • By End of School Year 2020-2021, 80% of pre-kindergarten students will perform within the Creative Curriculum progressions of development and learning levels 4-6 when comprehending and responding to books and other texts (ODL 18c) using the Intentional Teaching Card LL06.

  • 60% of the Kindergarten students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment  by the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

  • 60% of the first grade students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment  by the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

  • 60% of the second grade students will meet or exceed grade level proficiency on the  Reading Proficiency Tool Assessment by the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Math

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will perform within the Creative Curriculum progressions of development and learning levels 4-6 when using number concepts and operations (ODL 20b), using the Intentional Teaching Card M16 by the EOY 2019-2021.

  • 56% of students in Kindergarten will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2020-2021 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 

  • 56% of students in First Grade will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2020-2021 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 

  • 56% of students in Second Grade will meet expectations (Performance Level 3) on the SY 2020-2021 Americas End-of-Year Summative Assessment. 


Pierce Terrace ES

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