About Paris Elementary School

We are pleased to welcome you to our Paris Elementary family. We are working together to have the best quality instruction possible for all students at our school. The mission of Paris Elementary, in cooperation with the home and community is to develop confident, contributing life-long learners by providing innovative educational experiences which emphasize critical and creative thinking.

Outstanding Features/Programs

  • Academic Awards Program
  • Art, Music, Physical Education Programs
  • Challenge Program (Gifted and Talented)
  • Chorus
  • Computer Lab
  • Field Day
  • Fitness Wall of Fame
  • Graduation Plus
  • Integrated Literature Based Language Arts
  • Full day Kindergarten
  • Math Superstars (Accelerated Math Program)
  • Accelerated Reader Program
  • PBIS Behavior System
  • Announcements on Closed Circuit Television
  • School Counselor
  • Science is Fun Day
  • Special Education - Resource
  • Speech
  • Student Council
  • Wade Hampton High School Teacher Cadets

Achievements/Awards

  • GCS 2nd Runner Up Teacher of the Year (2017)
  • GCS Top Ten Teacher of the Year Finalist (2017)
  • GCS Assistant Administrator of the Year (2016)
  • Healthy School Award (2014- 2016)
  • Safe School Award (2014- 2016) 
  • RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program)
  • 2015)
  • South Carolina PTA Teacher of the Year (2010, 2012)
  • South Carolina PTA Principal of the Year (2011)
  •  National Board Certified Teachers
  • Village Green Grant
  • Alliance Grants Awarded to Teachers and Counselors
  • S.C. Exemplary Writing Award - Hall of Fame
  • School Incentive Award Winner
  • School Newsletter/First Place State PTA
  • Outstanding Elementary School PTA Unit Award

South Carolina School Report Card

Most Recent Ratings
(Based on state law, schools will not be rated for state accountability purposes until Fall, 2018)

2023

Overall Rating – Excellent

Academic Achievement – Excellent

Preparing for Success – Excellent

Multilingual Learners’ Progress – Average

Student Progress – Good

 

2022

Overall Rating – Excellent

Academic Achievement – Excellent

Preparing for Success – Excellent

Multilingual Learners’ Progress – Good

Student Progress – Excellent

 

2019

Overall Rating – Good

Academic Achievement – Excellent

Preparing for Success – Excellent

Multilingual Learners’ Progress – Average

Student Progress – Average

 

2018

Overall Rating – Good

Academic Achievement – Excellent

Preparing for Success – Excellent

Multilingual Learners’ Progress – Average

Student Progress – Average

 

2014

Absolute Rating - Excellent 

Growth Rating - Good

 

2013

Absolute Rating - Excellent

Growth Rating - Excellent

 

2012

Absolute Rating - Excellent

Growth Rating - Good

 

2011

Absolute Rating - Good

Growth Rating - Good

2010

Absolute Rating - Good

Growth Rating - Good