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Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is a festive event at Washington Center. Celebrating the 20th year of the school’s annual Valentine’s Day Pageant and Dance, students, ages 19 and older, looked amazing in their dressy attire.  Volunteers from Shannon Forest and Eastside high schools escorted the Washington Center participants down the red carpet. Click here to continue reading this article

WC Celebrates Black History Month

Students from the SC Governor’s School celebrated Black History Month with the students of Washington Center through the arts. Click here to continue reading this article

Champion of the Environment

Washington Center’s Adaptive Environmental Science teacher, Jamie Taber was awarded the Champion of the Environment major grant winner, receiving $2,400 for establishing the school’sSustainable Seagulls project.  The project focuses on teaching students to reduce waste through upcycling, turning “trash into treasure,” to help reduce the carbon footprint. Click here to continue reading this news article

Bowling Fun

Ms. Piper’s class from the Washington Center took a trip to Spare Time Entertainment.  The class enjoyed a game of bowling and played some arcade games. The entire class made splits, spares and strikes their way to a fun field trip. Click here to continue reading this news article

CBI Trip

Mrs. Nardia Lloyd’s Washington Center class enjoys going out into the community on Community Based Instruction trips. These trips allow students to practice skills learned in the classroom and apply them in the real world setting. Click here to continue reading this article


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About Us

Washington Center is a separate school facility for students with severe/profound intellectual disabilities.  Students are served on a specifically designed campus where there are 18 classrooms.  Additional space includes cafeteria, student kitchen, greenhouse, gym, media center, therapy rooms, multisensory suite, adapted playground, nature trail, nurse’s station, and administrative offices.  All students are served by classroom teachers as well as by instructors in the areas of Art, Music, Physical Education, Daily Living, Library, and Environmental Science.  The staff also includes para-professionals, nurses, and therapists (occupational, physical, and speech).