Our school doors open at 7:00 AM and instructional time begins promptly at 7:40 AM. 
    Any student who arrives after the 7:40 tardy bell must be signed in by a parent in the front office.  
    Dismissal begins at 2:30 PM.
    Students may not be picked up for dismissal after 2:10 PM due to safety concerns.
     The school office closes at 4:00 PM each day. 


    Chapin Elementary School
    940 Old Bush River Road
    Chapin, SC  29036

    PHONE: 803-575-5900             FAX: 803-575-5920

    REGISTRAR: 803-575-5912     EMAIL: cesregistrar@gmail.com      

    Cafeteria:  803-575-5943              Nurse: 803-575-5909

    Bus Transportation: 803-575-5856



    The mission of the CES community is to ensure all students are engaged in learning at high levels in a safe and supportive environment.


    Committed to Excellence for all students


    Students are the primary focus of all decisions.
    Intentional instruction supports all aspects of the child.
    Excellence in learning is directly related to excellence in teaching.
    Students are successful learners when their teacher establishes positive relationships.
    Communication and collaboration are essential to educating all learners.

    Guidelines For Success

    We are Respectful to Others
    We are Responsible to Ourselves
    We are Ready to Learn


    We aRe Chapin!