Welcome to Pinckney!

Blue RibbonExcellence is not only our standard at Charles Pinckney Elementary School; it is a state of mind and an expectation of the community we serve. Our school is part of a three-school campus, nestled within 100 acres of land and surrounded by woodlands. The school serves approximately 1300 students in grades 3-5. 


At Pinckney Elementary, our mission is to provide each student with an extensive range of educational opportunities in a nurturing environment. The 

staff and faculty, in partnership with families, ensure a healthy balance of rigorous instruction, extracurricular activities, and social opportunities for our students.

Though we have celebrated many successes over the past ten years, we are most proud of having received the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award. In addition, the school has been recognized as a Palmetto Gold School for eleven consecutive years and most recently received the Gold Award for Closing the Achievement Gap. Pinckney has maintained an “excellent” rating from the State Department of Education since it first opened in 1999.

The support we receive from parents and community members fosters ongoing success for our students and allows us to maintain an environment of academic excellence for all of our students.



Dear Pinckney Parents,

As part of the school district’s accreditation process, Charleston County School District and Pinckney Elementary are conducting a parent survey.  Your input is valued and will help us recognize our strengths as well as areas that may need improvement. 

Please click on this link  to access the survey or copy and paste the link into your browser. Your responses to this survey will be anonymous and your honest opinions are appreciated. The survey closes on January 31st.


Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your opinions and feedback.



Leanne Sheppard





January 10 – Chick Fil A Spirit Night

January 28- Sock Hop (4th & 5th grades)

March 4th – Oyster Roast

April 3-7 – Staff Appreciation Week

Durham Bus Information

Contact Information


Mt. Pleasant Locations

Cario Lot 843-388-6146


Remind App

Durham School Services will be using a text message notification system for regular education students to notify you when your bus is going to be 15 minutes late. If you would like to receive these messages please follow the below directions:

1. Download the Remind App on your phone. (The creator of the app is Remind101)

2. In the App you will need to enter your child’s bus route code which will be @(thebus#)pinck. For example, if your child rides bus 205, the code you enter will be @205pinck.