Honors and Awards
2014-2015 enrollment: 435 students
2014 SC school report card rating- Absolute rating-Excellent; Improvement rating-Good
2014 Federal report card grade: A
2016-2017 TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Miss Callie Sandifer
2016-2017 SUPPORT STAFF PERSON OF THE YEAR
Ms. Helene Haywood-Moore
Golden Shoe Winner
SC Safe Routes to School honored JBE for our commitment to creating physical activity opportunities for our students and increasing the number of students walking to school.
COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARD
Jesse Boyd was honored for the collaborate work done in turning our teacher’s lounge into a faculty workout gym.
Golden Carrot Runner-up
The United States Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine awarded JBE the runner up in a national competition for Jesse Boyd’s efforts in promoting healthy eating to our students.
RED CARPET SCHOOL
Jesse Boyd was honored with the SC State Department of Education’s Red Carpet award to recognize our success at creating family-friendly school environments and providing excellent customer service.
A variety of teachers have won grants to provide opportunities for students. Recent grant winners include: Sarah Kate Abee, Kevin Brabham, Dustin Kite, Kimbra Hawkins, Kimberly Alverson, Alice Scoggins, Lindy Sanders, Audrey Amos, Meredith Rose, Patricia Pressley, and Carrie Shoolbred.
RILEY AWARD FINALIST
Jesse Boyd and the SIC were honored by the state of SC School Improvement Council Board of Trustees as one of five finalists for the Dick Riley School Improvement Council of the Year award.
UPSTATE STUDENTS WHO ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Two Jesse Boyd students have been selected as Parent Magazine’s 10 students who are making a difference. In 2014, Ellis Page was awarded this for his efforts in beginning a tutoring program at Jesse Boyd during 5th grade recess and in 2015, Chase Rose was awarded this for his efforts in beginning a community wide, random acts of kindness initiative.
PALMETTO GOLD AWARD
Jesse Boyd Elementary was named a Palmetto Gold winner for outstanding student acheivement by the State Department of Education
IB WORLD SCHOOL
Jesse Boyd Elementary was fully authorized as an IB World School by the IB Organization in the spring of 2011 and reauthorized in May of 2015.
South Carolina Elementary Assistant Principal of Year
In 2013, Principal Meredith Rose was serving as our school’s assistant principal and received the SCASA’s highest honor for assistant principals and was named the SC Assistant Principal of the Year. Mrs. Rose was then honored by the National Association of Elementary School principals as their National AP of the year and she became a NSU-NAESP National Scholarship Fellow.