The school will be closed from June 26th-June 29th for summer cleaning and July 3rd & July 4th for the Holiday.  We will reopen on July 5th @ 8 am.  If you need immediate assistance please contact the district office @ 8036552746.

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Sandy Run K-8 School
450 Old Swamp Rd. 
 Swansea, SC 29160

 Brenda Goodwin, Principal
Treda Keith, Assistant Principal      

Phone Numbers
 Main                803-655-2746
 Fax                   803-791-8975

School Hours
M,W,Th,F 7:20am-2:50pm
Tues. 7:20am-1:50pm
Office Hours:
M-F 7:00am-4:00pm

 Important Dates and Sandy Run News:

Important Information

The time for the 2017 Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony at Sandy Run K-8 School is drawing near. It is our hope that the following information will help you plan for the celebration of this upcoming special event. Participation in this activity is a privilege earned by students. We are proud of our eighth graders’ achievements, and we hope this ceremony proves to be a memorable event.  The ceremony will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Sandy Run gymnasium on Tuesday, May 30,  2017.

We ask that you review the information below in order to ensure that our 2017 Promotion Ceremony is the best yet.


We will now be using SchoolPay.  SchoolPay is a payment service that allows families to pay for items such as (registration fees, athletic fees, event tickets, uniforms, and donations) online at your convenience. With SchoolPay, there is no need for cash, or sending money with students. Pay online from anywhere, at anytime, on any device via Visa, MasterCard, Discover (or electronic check).  Please click on the SchoolPlay logo below to register.

SchoolPay makes Manual Registration quick and easy for payers. Here’s how it works:
Go to SchoolPay and click Create Account. You will need your child’s student ID number.

Though it is convenient when making multiple payments over time, you are not required to store payment information to make payment. SchoolPay is PCI-DSS certified (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards).

If you have any questions we are happy to help.

P: 888.88.MYPAY (69729)E:

SchoolPay offers live English- and Spanish-speaking operators from 7 am to 7 pm Central Time, Mon-Fri. After hours and weekend support is available via email at

 Please click on the SchoolPlay logo below to register.

Please note the following dates as they relate to the academic calendar.


2nd quarter                           Interim Reports                     Report Cards

Oct. 25-Jan. 17                     Dec. 5, 2016                          Jan. 24, 2017


3rd quarter                             Interim Reports                     Report Cards

Jan. 18-March 23                 Feb. 24, 2017                        March 29, 2017


4th quarter                             Interim Reports                     Report Cards

March 24-May 31                 May 10, 2017                        May 31, 2017


May 31, 2017 last day for students


Q1- 45 days

Q2- 45 days

Q3- 47 days

Q4- 43 days

Total student days=180


There were five days missed due to inclement weather. 1 day due to Tropical Storm Hermine and 4 days due to Hurricane Matthew. Total of 5 missed school days.


Make-up days:

Oct. 25 (1)

Jan. 9 (2)

Feb. 20 (3)

May 30 (4)

May 31 (5)


*Revised 12/8/2016

Contingent upon no additional inclement weather days.

  • 4th-EOC-English
  • 8th-SC PASS-Science
  • 9th-SC PASS Social Studies
  • 10th-Interim Reports Issued
    • Make-up testing
  • 11th-Third Grade Field Trip
    • Make-up Testing
  • 12th-Gator Stomp Dance
  • 15th- Board Meeting-7:30 pm
  • 15th-19th-BOGO Book Fair
  • 16th- Band and Chorus Spring Concert @ SRS 9 am, 10 am, and 6 pm
  • 17th-EOC- English 1
    • G & T 8th Grade
    • 4th grade and Montessori Field Trip 
  • 18th-2nd Grade Field Trip
  • 19th-EOC Algebra 1
    • G & T 8th grade
    • TRMC Health Screenings
    • Athletic Banquet @ 6 pm
  • 22nd-26th- Gatorbucks Store
  • 22nd-4th Nine weeks AR Celebration
  • 23rd-Field Day CD-4
    • SIC @ 5pm
    • Great Night @ 6 pm
    • PTO @ 7 pm
  • 24th-4th Nine Weeks Testing
  • 25th-Student of the Month Luncheon
    • Kindergarten promotion ceremony @ 6
  • 26th-7th & 8th Grade Prom
    • 5th-8th grade Field Day
  • 29th-Memorial Day District Closed
  • 30th- Make-up Day for Students
    • 4th Quarter Honors and Awards Assembly
    • Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony @ 6:00 pm 
  • 31st- Make-up Day for Students
    • Report Cards Issued/Last Day for students

  • 1st-Last Day for Teachers
  • 19th- Board Meeting @ 7:30 pm
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Mission Statement

The mission of Calhoun County Public Schools is to empower all students to compete and succeed globally in an ever-changing society.
Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the premier, competitive school district recognized globally for embracing the needs of each student.

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