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School District Five Schools to Remain Closed Under Executive Order

For Immediate Release – March 24, 2020



School District Five Schools to Remain Closed Under Executive Order

IRMO –All schools and offices in Lexington-Richland School District Five will remain closed now through “the duration of the month of April,” under executive order of the governor of South Carolina.


Likewise, all district events including athletic events, Adult Education classes and other after school activities will remain closed until further notice. 

Distance learning will continue in School District Five. More information is forthcoming regarding paper-based packets and online assignments.

  • For free Wi-Fi resources, visit our distance learning resources page at
  • Teachers and other district staff will continue to work virtually. Students and parents can email their teachers or an administrator for help and instruction on materials. Office hours for teachers are Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. 
  • During the closure, School District Five staff will be working virtually, and email is the quickest and most efficient way to get answers to your questions. Visit:


Free food offerings sites will continue at six schools in Lexington-Richland School District Five. School District Five will open feeding sites on Mondays only. Students will receive 5 days-worth of breakfast and lunch items, during the Monday meal offering.

There are 6 locations across the district, serving meals 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the front of each school under the canopy.

  • H. E. Corley Elementary
  • Harbison West Elementary
  • Seven Oaks Elementary
  • Irmo High
  • Dutch Fork High
  • Chapin High 

Items will be individually packaged, to-go food offerings with dietary information on the packaging. The service is only available for children under the age of 18, and children must be present to receive meals.

Meal drop-off deliveries will be provided on Mondays to the following apartment complexes at the following times:

  • Waters at Berryhill Apartments 11:00 am -11:30 am
  • River Oaks Apartments 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • Irmo Village Apartments 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

School District Five is committed to communicating the latest updates and information regarding school closures, distance learning and feeding sites.  


  1. Parents/Guardians: If you are not currently receiving texts or emails from the district and would like to, please contact your student(s) school registrar. 
  2. Visit the district website,
  3. Connect with us on social media.