About Theodore Elementary School

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      Mission Statement

      • Theodore Lester Elementary School Mission Statement

        Theodore Lester Elementary School faculty and staff are dedicated to inspiring a desire to learn and succeed in all its students. We believe all individuals can learn and experience success. Each  day we strive to create a safe learning community while nurturing and growing students into independent, positive individuals who make wise contributions and safe choices. Our faculty and staff are committed to academic excellence and acceptance of cultural diversity as we prepare our students to be responsible, contributing citizens of the 21st century.   


      School Hours


        School hours are from 7:45 AM until 2:15 PM each day. Adult supervision will be provided from 7:00 AM until 2:30. Please be sure your child arrives no earlier than 7:00 AM and has a ride home by 2:30 PM. Students are tardy for school at 7:45 AM. If your student is tardy, you must park, walk them in and sign in on the computer in the main office. Lester must follow the FSD1 Board Policy for students that are tardy. Please see the FSD1 website for a copy of this policy.

      • Theodore Lester Elementary School: Grades K-5
        Theodore Lester Elementary School was established in 1981.

        Principal: Mrs. Janette Williams

        Motto: Home of Extra Special People!

        3501 East Palmetto Street
        Florence, SC 29506

        Contact Numbers:
        Phone: 843-664-8459
        Fax:     843-679-6753