Joseph R. Pye Elementary

We prepare today's learners to become tomorrow's leaders.

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About Our School

  • We are located in the heart of one of South Carolina’s fastest growing districts. This is our 8th year as a highly engaged community of learners on a journey through 21st Century Learning in a STEAM-friendly environment. We opened in 2011 with an initial enrollment of 611 students of whom 55% met the criteria for Title 1. We have 970, currently registered, students from 27 diverse neighborhoods for the 2018-2019 school year. We are fully staffed with 112 valued employees.  All instructional staff have continuously met the qualifications for certification as highly qualified personnel.

    Our families present a myriad of backgrounds, belief systems, desires, and goals for their children, but we share one common

    Mission– We keep the needs of all students and their learning first. We prepare today’s learners to become tomorrow’s leaders as they explore, discover, learn, and lead. 


    Vision- to be recognized as a world class STEAM school that integrates the arts and sciences in a highly engaged learning environment.

    Most recently we were named as a 2017-2018 Palmetto's Finest School

    At Joseph R. Pye Elementary school we believe that College and Career Readiness Begins at Elementary.  We are committed to helping all students develop world class academic and soft skills that support the life and career characteristics of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.

Meet Our Core Leadership Team