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   Oct 04 2016
   Endowment Golf Tournament
   Oct 06 2016
   Club Day
   Oct 07 2016
   Oct 11 2016
   End of First Quarter (45 days)
   Oct 17 2016
Welcome to James B. Edwards: The School of Global Leadership
James B. Edwards is proud to be Charleston County's one and only global leadership school. Please check out the video below and visit the Global Leadership page for more information on our groundbreaking new program. Please visit our Enrollment Information page for more information on enrolling your child.


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Summer Reading/ Math Challenge
To participate in the JBE million minutes summer challenge, make sure to log all of your summer reading and math practice.
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JBE Summer Reading and Math Log

2016- 2017 School Year Information

Our “Meet the Teacher”/ Fact and Fee Day will be held on Thursday, August 11 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM for our kindergarten through fifth grade. You will be able to meet your child’s teacher, pick up your uniform shirt orders, pay fees, join PTO, sign up for committees, learn about our Endowment, obtain bus schedules, learn about the Kaleidoscope program, and various other activities. Class rosters will be available on “Meet the Teacher Day.”

Please note that we do have a uniform policy for the 2016-2017 school yearUniform Policy (2016-2017)

  • For ordering JBE t-shirts and sweatshirts:
    • Complete the Uniform Order Form and return it to the JBE front office.
    • Your order will be available for pick up at fact and fee day.
    • There will be additional order periods during the school year. 
  • For ordering JBE polos, dresses, or sweaters:
    • Go to
    • Click on "shop by school"
    • Under "shop my school dress code" enter our school code, QS4467D
    • The orders placed through will ship directly to your home and can be ordered throughout the school year.

If you have any questions about uniform ordering or would like to inquire about financial assistance, please email


Our instructional fees for each grade level are listed below:

  • Child Development    $20.00
  • Kindergarten               $35.00
  • 1st Grade                     $35.00
  • 2nd Grade                     $35.00
  • 3rd Grade                     $35.00
  • 4th Grade                     $35.00
  • 5th Grade                     $35.00

Please click here to see our Supply Lists (2016-2017)
You may bring your child’s school supplies on fact and fee day or on the first day of school. If you ordered school supplies through the PTO’s SchoolKidz program, they will be delivered to your child’s classroom before the first day of school.

School begins for students in kindergarten through fifth grade on Monday, August 15. It is a full day, and we will be following our regular bell times. Please note that arrival and dismissal times for the 2016-2017 school year have changed.

  • 7:00 AM- Students may being arriving to school
  • 7:25 AM- The school day begins/ tardy bell rings
  • 2:25 PM- The school day ends

We encourage parents to use our car-rider line for student drop off and pick up if you are transporting them to school. Our car-rider line is located on the side of the building.  Please remember to exit to the right to ensure the smooth flow of traffic.  Our bus rider drop off is in the front of the building.  A copy of the 2016-2017 bus schedule will be available on our school web site as soon as we receive it.


Open House/ Parent Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 22

K         5:30-6:00 PM

1st        6:00-6:30 PM

2nd        6:30-7:00 PM


Tuesday, August 23

3rd        5:30-6:00 PM

4th        6:00-6:30 PM

5th        6:30-7:00 PM

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