Dewey L Carter Elementary


  • Welcome to Dewey L. Carter! 

    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.  

    Important Updates

    Online Registration - Beginning on Monday, July 15th 
    Registration - Monday, August 5th and Tuesday, August 6th

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  • Great News Exciting news, DLC families! All DLC students will receive free breakfast and lunch for the 2019-2020 school year thanks to a grant. See you soon!

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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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  • Student Registration Online Registration has begun with over 150 students already registered! For those of you who have completed the online registration process and have uploaded all the necessary documents correctly, you will receive an email/phone call within 5 days of completing your registration with your child's teacher's name and additional information regarding the start of the 2019-2020 School Year! If you receive an email or phone call, attendance at registration is not necessary. Emails and call will begin today.

    4K and 5K students will need to come to registration August 5th or August 6th 

    8:00 A.M-3:00 P.M. ***Please note the time change***


    Thank you for working with us to make registration as smooth and efficient as possible

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