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EES receives 1 million dollar grant

Click Here to see the Request for Qualifications for Architectural Services Renovations at Estill Elementary School 

Estill High School Student Earns Association Degree before High School Diploma

Hampton County School District 2 and the Estill High School learning community is proud to acknowledge senior William Mitchell for his historical accomplishment by being the first student to graduate college before walking across the stage of Estill High School. Mitchell is also the first student in Hampton County ever to accomplish this milestone.

Mitchell is the son of Clayton and Lashonda Mitchell. He received his Associate of Science Degree from the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie on Friday, April 28. Mitchell is expected to receive his high school diploma on May 30. He plans to continue his educational endeavors at Clemson University in the Fall of 2017, where he has received a full scholarship. Mitchell has also received other scholarships to support his educational journey which include: the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship, the S.C.A.T.A Scholarship (South Carolina Association of Title One Administrators), the South Carolina Black Mayors Scholarship and the Masonic Lodge Scholarship, to name a few.

“We are proud of William and his many accomplishments, and look forward to his continued success in his future endeavors,” say school and district officials.

Board of Trustees Approved Academic Calendar

At its March 21, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the 2017-2018 academic calendar. The first day of school for students will be August 17, 2017 with teachers returning for professional learning on August 10, 2017. Click on the calendar click art below to gain full access to the approved academic calendar.
2017-2018 Academic Calendar
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ACT 207 Petition for High School Diploma
(Formerly Act 155)

Through the passage of Act 155 (now Act 207), the South Carolina General Assembly approved the removal of the exit exam as a requirement for graduation beginning with the graduating class of 2015. 

A person who is no longer enrolled in a public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma or was denied graduation solely for failing to meet the exit exam requirements may petition the local school board to determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma. The elimination of the exit exam (BSAP, HSAP) requirement is retroactive to the graduating class of 1990.

In order to facilitate the requirements of Act 207, Hampton County School District 2 has created a form that can be filled out by a petitioner who meets the requirements mentioned in the above paragraph. Please click the link below for the petition form and follow the directions for submission.

ACT 207 (Formerly ACT 155)

Please contact Jloundia Johnson, Coordinator of Student Services at or (803)625-5024.


Student Information Release Forms
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Student Release Request 2015-2016
Student Release Request 2016-2017
Student Release Request 2017-2018

Parents/guardians whose children reside in Hampton County School District 2 attendance zone and  would like to have their child(ren) transferred out of Hampton County School District 2, must complete a Student Request Release Form and submit to Jloundia Johnson, Student Services Coordinator, via email at or (803) 625-5024. This form must be submitted by 4:00 P.M., May 31st.  Once received, the request will go before the Board for consideration. After deliberation, you will receive written notification from the Office of Student Services. 

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