It's official! We have moved to our new District website, now located at acpsd.net. Please take a moment to visit and explore our new online home for updated information on all items related to Aiken County Public Schools.
As a reminder, our individual school web pages will continue to link back to School Fusion (hosted at this site) until the start of the new school year when all school-related pages will make the transition to our new web platform.
Thank you for your continued interest in and support of Aiken County Public Schools, and welcome to acpsd.net! †
Welcome to ACPS on the Web
Sean Alford, Ph.D
In my professional experience, I have found that great school districts are associated with supportive and engaged school communities. I believe that districts, regardless of the geographical location or demographic composition, have an obligation to provide a high-quality educational experience for each of the students and families they serve. It is impossible to align the efforts and goals of the school district with the expectations of the school community without a strong and trusting relationship between the many stakeholders; therefore, I believe that comprehensive involvement in the educational process is vital to the overall success of the district and community.
Together, our support of teachers and encouragement of parent and community involvement in our schools will allow us to identify, nurture and support the genius in every student. We anticipate 1450 students graduating from Aiken Countyís high schools this year. Many of the Class of 2016 will be attending the University of South Carolina, Clemson, and other in-state colleges and universities, including Furman, Presbyterian, Winthrop, Wofford and, my alma mater, The Citadel. Others will enter the workforce, join the military or continue their education at one of our nationís most prestigious schools.
It is my desire for every graduate of the Aiken County Public School District to successfully attain:
1. a South Carolina diploma;
2. a viable set of college entrance exam scores;
3. a portable work-based certificate;
4. an acceptance letter from a two or four year institution or the military, and;
5. the desire to use their talents in service to the community.
Our District has an impressive history to be proud of and the opportunity to redefine excellence while positioning our schools and students as the very best in South Carolina. It is an honor to serve as Superintendent and I extend best wishes for a wonderful school year.
Sean Alford, Ph.D.
Aiken County Public School District Superintendent
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