• Welcome to Pierce Terrace Elementary School

  • Home of the Pierce Terrace Dragons

  • SC/Fort Stewart School District

Pierce Terrace Dragon

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  • Mailing Address
  • Pierce Terrace School
  • 5715 Adams Court
  • Columbia, SC 29206
  • Principal: Dr. Andrea McClain
  • Phone: (803) 782-1772
  • Fax: (803) 738-8895

Pierce Terrace Elementary School

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Our Vision

Pierce Terrace and Community UNITED Building Lifelong Learners for the 21st Century.

DoDEA's Mission Statement

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

DoDEA's Vision Statement

To be among the world’s leaders in education, enriching the lives of military-connected students and the communities in which they live.


Internet Safety and Security

Internet safety and security is a topic of ongoing concern for our DoDEA schools and indeed school systems across the nation. While the internet has revolutionized the way we communicate and access information, the benefits of an open and global online experience comes with risks for our children. Please click on to the following link to read more information about how we expect our students to use the internet safely.  More>>


CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA)

The Department has initiated a study, CONUS Education Options Assessment (CEOA) by the National Defense Research Institute (RAND). The objective of the study is to recommend options that most effectively balance cost, quality and implementation considerations. For additional information please click here>>


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*Fort Jackson Schools Wellness Policy*

Fort Jackson Schools has establish a Wellness Policy that promotes and protects Fort Jackson students’ health, well-being, and their ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity. If you would like to learn more about our Wellness Policy, please click onto this link>>DoDEA Health and Wellness Program: School Meal Program.


*Volunteers Needed*

Please click here to view information about becoming a volunteer for our school. We'd be happy to have you!


Mark Your Calendars!

4-Sept No School for Students - CCRSM Professional Development
7-Sept No School-Labor Day Holiday/Federal Holiday
17-Sept Q1 Interim Progress Reports Grades K-1
9-Oct No School for Students - Professional Development
12-Oct No School-Columbus Day-Federal Holiday
22-Oct End of 1st Marking Period
23-Oct No School for Students-Teacher Work Day/Report Card Prep
29-Oct 1/2 Day Dismissal at 11:30- Parent Teacher Conferences/ No school for PreK/No PSCD
30-Oct No School for Students - Parent-Teacher Conferences/ Report Cards Issued
11-Nov No School-Veteran's Day/Federal Holiday
13-Nov No School for PreK & PSCD -Teacher Trimester Reporting Day
25-27 Nov No School-Thanksgiving Break
3-Dec Q2 Interim Progress Reports Grade K-1
18-Dec 1/2 Day Dismissal at 11:30 - No School for PreK / No PSCD
21 Dec-1 Jan No School - Winter Break

2015-2016 School's Calendar

Your Child's School Supply List

M-T-W-F Schedule

School Starts for Grades K-2 @ 8:00
First Bell: 7:55
Tardy Bell: 8:00
School Dismissal for Grades K-2 @  2:45

School Start & Dismissal for PreK- AM: 8:00-10:35
School Start & Dismissal for PreK- PM: 12:10-2:45

**Thursday Schedule-EARLY RELEASE DAY**
School Start & Dismissal for Grades K-2 at 8:00AM-1:30PM

School Start & Dismissal for PreK AM: 8:00-10:10
School Start & Dismissal for PreK PM: 11:20-1:30

DODEA-Wide Attendance Policy

New Student Online Pre-Registration

DoDEA Immunization Requirements

Pandemic Influenza Planning and Information


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