Aiken County Public School District

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  • Need to register a student for the 2022-23 school year? Cick I AM > A PARENT for information. 

  • With engaged and capable teachers and staff, a shared vision to nurture and support students, and community partnerships that enhance the academic, career and extra-curricular opportunities for all, Aiken County Public School District is THE choice for public school education in the Central Savannah River Area.

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  • INTERESTED IN 2023-24 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OPENINGS? - ACPSD employees interested in being considered for an Assistant Principal position in the 2023-2024 school year are invited to participate in the Aspiring Administrator Academy. This newly-enhanced workshop series is designed to prepare Aiken County’s admin-certified educators as well as those currently pursuing certification for a successful transition into school administration.

    The first Academy session will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. at the District Office on October 27, with subsequent sessions on November 17, January 19, February 16, and March 23. The program is designed to prepare an internal applicant pool for the interview process and for their future role in school administration. Annual participation in the Aspiring Administrator Academy is a prerequisite for the assistant principalship interview pool from which new assistant principals will be hired.

    Interested candidates must submit an application packet through our hiring portal online ahead of the application deadline of next Wednesday, October 12. To apply, employees will submit a current resume and South Carolina Administrator Licensure or statement of anticipated licensure, and will be prompted to complete the Administrator EPI (Educators Professional Inventory) Assessment. To access the Aspiring Administrators Academy application, visit our Hiring Webpage and navigate to Internal Job Openings > Administration > Aspiring Administrator Academy. Please be sure to log into the site at the top of the page or create an account by following the link for “CURRENT EMPLOYEES.”

    Please reach out to Sal Minolfo, Ph.D., ACPSD’s Director of Administration who leads the Aspiring Administrator Academy, with any questions, (803) 641-2428 ext. 12765 or sminolfo@acpsd.net.

     

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  • FREE OR REDUCED MEAL APPLICATIONS - Parents and Guardians, for more than two years Aiken County Public Schools provided no-cost breakfast and lunch meals to all students thanks to waivers from the United States Department of Agriculture. This federal funding and waiver system expired on June 30, 2022, and Congress did not extend the program. Therefore, students will be required to begin paying for meals again when school begins August 15, 2022, unless they qualify for the Free and Reduced Meal Program or attend one of the following schools: A.L. Corbett Middle School, Aiken Elementary, Aiken Intermediate School, Clearwater Elementary, Cyril B. Busbee Elementary, East Aiken School of the Arts, Gloverville Elementary, Graniteville Elementary, Greendale Elementary, J. D. Lever Elementary, Jackson STEM Middle School, Jefferson Elementary, Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle, Mossy Creek Elementary, North Aiken Elementary, Oakwood-Windsor Elementary, Redcliffe Elementary, Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary, Ridge Spring-Monetta Middle/High, Schofield Middle, Wagener-Salley High, or Warrenville Elementary. 

    If you believe your child may qualify for free or reduced meals and do not attend one of the schools listed above, you MUST complete an online application FOUND HERE.

    We encourage families to complete the application as soon as possible to ensure your child will be able to enjoy low-cost, nutritious meals when school starts in August. 

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  • REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR - Parents and guardians can register students for the 2022-23 school year. New student registration, including Kindergarten students and students brand new to Aiken County Schools, can be completed online. Parents and guardians of new students can click here for more information.

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  • BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING LIVESTREAM ARCHIVE - The Aiken County Board of Education Meetings are livestreamed and available for replay after each meeting. The livestream also has a video index making agenda items easy to find with the click of a mouse!

    Click here to access the Board of Education Meeting livestream archive

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