JPES School Profile

JPES School Profile

We are located in the heart of one of South Carolina’s fastest growing districts. This is our 7th year as a highly engaged community of learners on a journey through 21st Century Learning in a STEAM-friendly environment. We opened in 2011 with an initial enrollment of 611 students of whom 55% met the criteria for Title 1. We have currently registered 904 students from 27 diverse neighborhoods for the 2017-2018 school year. We are fully staffed with 115 valued employees.  All instructional staff have continuously met the qualifications for certification as highly qualified personnel.


Our families present a myriad of backgrounds, belief systems, desires, and goals for their children, but we share one common

MissionWe keep the needs of all students and their learning first. We prepare today’s learners to become tomorrow’s leaders as they explore, discover, learn, and lead. 


Vision- to be recognized as a world class STEAM school that integrates the arts and sciences in a highly engaged learning environment.


At Joseph R. Pye Elementary school we believe that “College and Career Readiness Begins at Elementary”.  We are committed to helping all students develop world class academic and soft skills that support the life and career characteristics of the

Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.