Overview

  • This page provides general information relevant to students at most Berkeley County School District campuses. Be sure to click the links, as available in each section, for detailed information.

    If you are looking for school-specific information, we encourage you to visit your school's website or contact the school during regular office hours.

  • Attendance Zones

    BCSD has an interactive map available on the website for residents to navigate; users can view all attendance boundaries and also zone in on individual school boundaries, and can also plug in their own address to see their designated school. Click here.

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  • Bell schedules

    Your child’s school’s bell schedule can be found on the individual school’s website. To see a full list of all the school bell schedules across the district, including early release and half-day bell times, please click here.

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  • Bus routes/info/delays

    In order to ensure each student has a safe ride, the student code of conduct applies to all students while at the bus stop, on the school bus or on any Berkeley County School District (BCSD) vehicle. To look at all bus rules, including safety tips and child safety information, please click here.

    Information regarding bus delays is divided up by area on the district website. To view your child's bus delay information, as well as contact information for each bus office, please click here.

    Click here to select your child's school and view bus route information

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  • GT & STEP Screening

    Gifted & Talented screening registration is open for general academics and fine arts. For additional information on registering for screening for Gifted & Talented or STEP (gifted in the arts), please follow the links below.

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  • Instructional Calendar

    Inclement weather Makeup Days/eLearning Days have been scheduled for Oct. 14, 2022; Feb. 17, 2023; and March 17, 2023. Families can download the instructional calendar to stay up to date on teacher work days, yearly milestones, holidays and more. To download a copy of BCSD’s 2022-2023 instructional calendar, click here.

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  • Meals

     

    Menus

    Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. BCSD provides students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students. View menus.

    Meal prices

    For the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture has offered waivers to school districts allowing them to offer students breakfast and lunch at no charge. Those waivers are now expired. This means that starting in August of 2022-2023, we will return to normal pre-pandemic operations. Families will once again be required to complete a new free/reduced meals application to see if their student qualifies for free/reduced meals based on income.  View more info.

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  • Mobile App

    Families are encouraged to keep up with the goings-on in Berkeley County School District by downloading the district's mobile app on their smartphone or device. Please visit your app store and search "Berkeley County SD" to download the app to stay up to date on news and events happening in the district.

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  • Security

    As safety and security is always our first priority, we ask for your assistance to ensure that items that are weapons, could be considered weapons, or are toy replicas of weapons do not make their way onto our school campuses. Examples of these items include, but are not limited to: Airsoft/BB/pellet/cap guns, pocket/Swiss Army knives, bows and arrows, etc. Recently, water/gel bead guns have gained popularity. These are NOT permitted on our campuses. 

    Please check your child’s backpack, pockets and jackets for these items, and talk with your child about why they cannot bring these items to school. If a student is found to be in possession of a weapon, whether real or toy, they will face disciplinary action, including possible criminal charges and recommendations for expulsion. 

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  • Student Accident Insurance

    The board approved on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 the offering of a voluntary Student Accident Insurance. Parents/guardians can purchase the policy. Once on the site, you will be able to follow the instructions to view the coverage offered and to enroll electronically. Read more.

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