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  • SC/Fort Stewart School District

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

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Pierce Terrace Elementary School

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.



5oth Day of School Celebration

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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!

1-Dec No School for PreK & PSCD-Teacher Tri-mester Reporting Day

Q2 Interrim Progress Reports Grades K-1


Desserts with Dads from 5-7:30 PM (Sponsored by our PTO)

22 Dec-2 Jan

No School-Winter Break

5-Jan No School for Students-Professional Development

School Resumes for Students

15-Jan End of 2nd Marking Period
16-Jan No School for Students-Teacher Work Day/Report Card Prep
19-Jan No School-M.L.King, Jr. Holiday/Federal Holiday
23-Jan Report Cards Issued

2014-2015 School's Calendar

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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