Dewey L Carter Elementary


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    Dewey L Carter Profile

    Dewey L. Carter is a community rural school located in Effingham, SC, that excels and strives to meet our students’ varying needs each day. We desire and guide our students to excel in academics, develop a love for learning through experiences, and live life to its fullest potential. Our school, established in 1981, is comprised of more than 800 students from 4K – 6th grade and we also have approximately 90 dedicated staff members, many of whom attended Dewey L. Carter, thus our rich tradition of family and community continues.  Our staff models integrity and demonstrates a love for learning and our children each day and are fully committed to meeting the diverse needs of our students.  


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  • PARENTS of 3rd & 4th Grade Students:


    Begin to prepare yourself, the Bee is BACK!

    Round 1 of the Bee will be held on Thursday, November 7th at 8:30 AM at Dewey L. Carter. The top 10 spellers will advance to Round 2

    Round 2 of the Bee will be held Saturday, November 16th, at Lucy T. Davis Elementary School. Students must register by 8:45 AM.

    Round 3 will be held on Saturday, November 23rd at Delmae Heights Elementary School. 

    If you are interested in having your student participate, please fill out a Spelling Bee Application and return it to your student's teacher NO LATER than November 4th


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  • Extended Day

    Florence 1 Schools Extended Day Academy is accepting applications. Registration Fee: $30.00 per child & Weekly fee: $60.00 due upon registration. The application process can be completed at Poynor Adult Educational Center in room 202. For further information, contact the office at (843) 664-2155. 

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