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Jackson 2

Robert Jackson, national speaker and author of the No More Excuses: Black Men Stand Up!, No More Excuses:The Workbook for Boys, No More Excuses: Solutions to Educating Black and Latino Males, and No More Excuses: Put a Stop to Bullying and the forthcoming No More Excuses: The Workbook for Girls, was the guest speaker for the faculty and staff of Hampton County School District 2. Robert Jackson was welcomed by the district staff members and Board of Education members with open hearts and minds. Superintendent Wright stated, Mr. Jackson was what we needed to kick-off our world-class transformation.

Mr. Jackson received his BS, Industrial Technology degree from Western Kentucky University where he lettered four years in both football and track. After being cut from the NFL Minnesota Vikings during training camp, Robert has remained deeply rooted in his commitment to serve his community as a mentor and leader especially on issues facing African American students. He mentors young men and presents workshops, seminars and speeches nationwide to youth and adults.

Workshop for New and Returning Substitutes

School District Announces New Bell Schedule

At its regularly scheduled BOE meeting on May 19, 2015, the Hampton County School District 2 Board of Trustees decided to move the start and end of instructional day time up for all students. Please click on the link below to see the new bell schedule.
New Bell Schedule

Estill Gators Brought Home 2 State Championships

Estill High’s boys track team dominated the field during the state track meet on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Justin Solomon, Tobias McCauley, De’Angelo Bryant and Jarvis Singleton crushed the boys’s 4 x 100 meter relay with a time of 43.1. In the 100 meter dash, De’Angelo Bryant finished 1st with a time of 10.7 seconds. Hampton County School District 2 learning community congratulates our boys track team for an outstanding victory.

VisionHampton County School District 2 Releases New 20/20 Vision, Mission and Beliefs

The district is excited to release to the community its new vision, mission
and belief statements. The new vision, mission and belief statements are the result of community collaborations with parents, teachers, students, school level leaders, district level leaders and Board of Trustee members. "It is imperative that we have a clear image defining where we are going and how we are going to get there," stated Interim Superintendent Wright. Board Chairperson Daisy Orr stated, "we are proud of our new direction and I believe that we have the right key elements to get us there."

Our Vision

Hampton County School District 2 will become a world-class rural school district. Demonstrating our

Behave Responsibly

Exceed Expectations

Scholarship First

Team work always!

Our Mission

The mission of Hampton County School District 2 is to provide a rigorous personalized environment of academic excellence that prepares Each child, Each Day and in Every classroom to be
college/career ready and citizen ready with no excuses.

Our Beliefs

We believe that:

  • Education is a shared responsibility among students, educators, family and the community.

  • A safe, respectful and nurturing learning environment is essential to learning.

  • The primary focus of the school district is the education of all students.

  • High expectations should be established for all students.

  • Each parent is responsible for being actively involved in the education of his/her child(ren).

  • Schools prepare students to be creative thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators.

Proposed 2015-2016 Budget

Hampton County School District 2 Board of Trustees will be conducting public forums  for community members to learn more about the proposed budget being developed for the 2015 - 2016 school year.

The first forum will take place on April 21, 2015 during the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. The second forum will take place on May 19, 2015 during its regularly scheduled Board meeting. Both meetings will begin at 7:00 pm.

Click on the link below to review the proposed 2015 - 2016 budget.

2015 - 2016 Budget Proposal

Students Gearing Up for ACT
Interim Superintendent Wright is calling on all parents in our learning community to prepare students for the new ACT tests being administered in two weeks across the district. Please click on attachments to see how YOU can help.

Act Aspire Grades 3 - 8
ACT Grade 11

South Carolina Implements New State Assessments

In just a few weeks, students across the state of South Carolina will be taking a brand new assessment. The new ACT Aspire for students in grades 3 - 8, ACT Plus Writing and ACT WorkKeys for high school students will be administered this spring to measure students' academic performance. For more information about the new assessments, click on the link below.

ACT Parent Flyer

Board Approves 2015 Academic Calendar

The Board of Trustees approved the 2015 academic calendar at its March 17, 2015 regularly scheduled meeting. Click on the link below to access to the approved academic calendar.

2015 - 2016 Academic Calendar

Young Athletes Day Flyer.pdf

District's Monthly Fiscal Transparency Report

Hampton County School District 2 financial goal is to improve fiscal management and accountability by ensuring transparency to the public. The public may access the monthly report by clicking below.

February 2015

Hampton County School District 2 Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Audit Report

Hampton County School District 2 is making available its 2014 audit report. The fiscal goal of the district is to maximize the impact of resources upon student achievement through zero based budgeting and to ensure transparency. The district is making steady progress by maintaining a sharp focus on its strategic fiscal goal. We encourage you to read the audit report by clicking on the link below. 

Financial Statement and Supplementary Information 2014

Board of Education Initiates Public Comments

Hampton County School District 2 Board of Education values and appreciates the authentic voice of an engaged learning community. Beginning December 2014, the Board of Education will have a public participation line item on the regularly schedule monthly meetings agenda. Click below to read the public comment procedures and to access the public comment card.

Public Comment Procedures
Public Comment Card

Adopt - A- School Program

The district is calling on all local churches and businesses to participate in a program designed to help the community learn more about how to help our children become better students and citizens. Click below to access the flyer for more information.

Adopt - A - School

Community Eligibility Provision

The district is proud to announce its participation in the Community Eligibility Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act program. Click below to access the media release.

Community Eligibility Provision

Act 155 Diploma Petition Process

Hampton County School District 2 announces Act 155 diploma petition process. The district in now accepting diploma petition applications from former Estill High School students.

As a result of the law passed by the General Assemble, high school students no longer have to take an exit exam (HSAP) in order to graduate.

Check out the link below for eligibility requirements and application.

Act 155 Petition Process