Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts is an Arts Integrated school of choice, in rural Chester County S.C.
The mission of Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts is to engage every child in active individual and collaborative team learning experiences in the context of a comprehensive standards-based arts integrated curriculum.
Our School Motto is: We’ve got Smarts!!! Strategically Mixing ARTS and ACADEMICS to Reach goals as we Teach Students
Currently we have 488 students in Kindergarten through 5th grades.82.9% of our students receive free and reduced lunch. Our student population is 46% Caucasian 45% African American and 10% other. Our school has been an Arts in Basic Curriculum site for 10 years. We have programs in Dance, Drama, Strings, Music and Art as part of our fine Arts Program. We have gifted and talented programs in the areas of Choral Music, Strings, Dance, Drama and Arts. We offer before and after school programs including Dance Clubs, Chorus, Music Club, Strings and Drama Clubs. We have received the following funding opportunities from the S.C. Arts Commission-Arts in Basic Curriculum Project Grant 2005-2016 and the S.C. Department of Education Distinguished Arts Program Grant 2005 -2015. Other grants awarded: Chester Healthcare Foundation “Stepping to A Healthy School”, 4 Springs Close Foundation Grants, Mr. Holland’s Opus Grant and numerous Donor’s Choose Grants. We are proud to be an ABC School!!!!!