- Grades - K4 to 5th Grade
- Enrollment - Approximately 726
- Location - 8 miles North of Greer
- School Colors - Blue and White
- Mascot - Bulldog
Literacy Week at Skyland! Begins October 5th-
Monday – Literacy Kickoff Monday 6:30 p.m. For this PTA evening, there will be prizes for the best decorated book character pumpkin and student character costume for each grade level. (No Halloween costumes, please). The Book Fair will also be open.
Tuesday – Wear T-shirt with words
Wednesday – Mystery Guest Reader to classroom
Thursday – Book Buddies
Friday – Read outside with your class
ACT Aspire Test Results-
Last May, students in grades 3-5 participated in the state's ACT Aspire testing. At fall conferences, teachers will share your child's results on this test. For a complete guide to interpreting these scores, please see the link that follows-Guide
What Does My Child Need to Learn This Year?
In March of 2015 the state adopted the new South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards. These standards define the knowledge and skills in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics children in kindergarten through grade 12 need to have to be ready for college and career for the 21st century. CLICK HERE for an informative flyer and CLICK HERE for family-friendly state standards.
Advocating For Your Child's Success!
As the new school year begins, consider taking a few minutes to review this brief video (produced by Greenville County Schools in partnership with the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) with helpful information about how best to advocate for your child's success.
The video covers topics like proper channels of communications, working with teachers and other staff, staying informed through Parent Portal and teacher meetings, and informing principals of concerns. You can review the video by clicking on the GCS website.
Order Yearbook Online
Order your Skyland Elementary School yearbook online by visiting www.memorybook.com/parentpay
Enter your pay code 79607 and click next. You can buy a yearbook for $22.50 or a yearbook with personalization for $24.75. Orders may be made online through November 1, 2015. If you have any questions about ordering, contact Ginnifer Jones at (864)355-7202. A 10% Early Purchase Savings can be obtained by ordering yearbooks by November 1. After that date, the price will increase to $25.00.
District Progress Report
Click here for the District's 2015 Progress Report.