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Our Mission: 
The mission of Calhoun County Public Schools, in unity with parents and community, is to provide an environment conducive to learning that challenges all students to reach their maximum potential for success in a rapidly changing global society.

Our Vision:
 We envision a school district where everyone works harmoniously in a safe and caring environment to help all students reach their maximum potential.   

St. Matthews K-8 School
135 Saints Ave,
St Matthews, SC 29135

Asst. Principal      
 Barry Charley
Ronda Simmons
Phone Numbers

(803) 655-2750 
(803) 874-3273

School Hours
M,W,Th,F 7:20am-2:50pm
Tues. 7:20am-1:50pm
Office Hours:
M-F 7:00am-4:00pm

 Important Dates and SMK8 News:

Important Information

  • 26th-End of first quarter
  • 26th-30th Red Ribbon Week
  • 29th-Student of the Month Lunch
  • Football Championship
  • 10th-Veterans Day Program 9am
  • 11th-Veterans Day Holiday-No School
  • 12th-Honors and Awards Program
  • 13th-Middle School College Fair
  • 16th-20th American Education Week
  • 18th-Picture Day
  • 19th-Student of the Month Lunch, Career Fair
  • 25th-27th- Thanksgiving Break

Digital Devices

Calhoun County is committed to having our students compete in the current informational and  technological environment, with 21st century skills.  Therefore, as previously shared, each of 
our students in grades 3-12 will receive a digital device this school year.  Each student will receive a Lenova 11e Chrome Book, a carrying case, and AC power adapter.

There is a $50.00 Annual User/Insurance Fee for each device issued.  The fee is due by December 18, 2015, prior to the week of rollout, beginning on January 4, 2016.  This fee is to cover the cost of repair if necessary and other items that may need replacing.

SMK8 is participating in the BI-LO Hometown Educational Rewards program!  Please make sure you enroll your BI-LO Bonus Card to support our school! Click on the link below to enroll.

Hometown Educational Rewards Logo

Call the school if you have any questions! Thanks in advance for your support!