Home of the Explorers

  • Mission: Aiken Intermediate School prepares a community of learners with academic skills, habits of mind, and leadership abilities necessary to succeed in a global society.

    Vision: Our vision is to forge strong, positive relationships with students so they can build confidence, gain academic knowledge, and achieve independence.


  • WELCOME TO AIKEN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL - We are so excited to welcome you to Aiken Intermediate School (AIS), a unique learning environment that was created to meet the social, emotional and academic goals of our sixth-grade students as they transition from elementary school to middle school! 

    Each school year, we look forward to welcoming rising sixth grade students from Aiken Elementary, Chukker Creek Elementary, East Aiken School of the Arts, J.D. Lever Elementary, Millbrook Elementary, North Aiken Elementary, and Oakwood-Windsor Elementary.

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  • A SNAPSHOT OF JANUARY AT AIS - Check out what's scheduled for Explorers this month! Click HERE to view the full January flyer.

    January Events


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  • VALENTINE'S DANCE - The AIS Serteen Club will be sponsoring a Valentine's Dance on Wednesday, February 8th from 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm in the gymnasium.

    Tickets will be pre-sold on February 1st, 2nd, & 6th. Concessions will be for sale, and prices will range from $1-$5. Students will be dismissed in the front carline loop.


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  • 100 DAYS SMARTER - We're celebrating the 100th day of school with a twist. It's an 80's Spirit Day because there's only 80 days left. Wear your bright colors or a throwback t-shirt. Be creative!

    80s Day


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  • ACCESS TESTING - ACCESS for ELLs Online (ACCESS Online) is a computer-based, adaptive test that responds to student performance and may be administered in group or individual settings. This assessment is given annually to English Language Learner students in grades 1-12. 

    Access Testing

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  • NEW ARRIVAL DROP-OFF/ARRIVAL PICK-UP TRAFFIC PLAN - In order to better serve our families, a new arrival drop-off/dismissal pick-up traffic plan has been implemented. Click HERE to view the traffic plan.

    Traffic Plan

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  • CKH MONTHLY LEADWORTHY FAMILY NEWSLETTER - Check out this month’s Leadworthy Family Newsletter to see how Capturing Kids' Hearts can be implemented at home. The newsletter can be found here: January Newsletter_English  or January Newsletter_Spanish.



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  • ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY - The Josten's yearbook store is now open! Click HERE to view the full flyer. You can pre-order your AIS yearbook HERE.

    Yearbook Sales

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  • REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR NOW OPEN - Parents and guardians can now register students for the upcoming school year! For students currently enrolled in Aiken County Public Schools, registration is quick and easy. Parents and guardians can register through their Powerschool Parent Portal account. If you do not already have a Parent Portal account created, please contact the school for assistance.


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  • 2022 SUPPLY LIST - We are gearing up for a great school year! Click HERE to view the full flyer.

    Supply List

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  • LAPTOP DISTRIBUTION -  Our Explorers received their laptops during the first week of school. In order to receive a device, students must return a signed copy of the Student Pledge of Use Agreement. A Technology Fee of $50 will be assessed in the PowerSchool Parent portal.

    ACPSD Personalized, Digital Learning Initiative Handbook (English)

    Technology Fee and Student Pledge Agreement (English)

    Manual de la iniciativa de aprendizaje digital personalizado de ACPSD (Español)

    Acuerdo de tarifa de tecnología y compromiso estudiantil (Español)

    Virtual Learning


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Attributes of Premier Students

  • Attributes of Premier Students

    For a closer look at the Attributes of Premier students in Aiken County Public Schools, click on the words "Attributes of Premier Students," or simply look around your school as we're sharing these attributes in a big way and posters and banners are everywhere!