Our School

About Our School

Nestled in a small community in West Columbia, B-C Grammar School No.1 serves just over 450 students from 4K through fifth grade in a small, intimate school environment. Our motto is "Learning Today, Knowing Tomorrow." As reflected in our motto, we are committed to providing a quality education for all students. I hope you enjoy visiting our site and that you return often to keep up-to-date on all the wonderful things that are happening at B-C Grammar.

Mission (What We Do)
The mission of B-C Grammar School No. 1, a school that recognizes diversity, individuality and achievement, is to provide innovative educational experiences where students are challenged to become critical and creative thinkers, responsible citizens and life long learners.
Vision (Where We Want to Be)
B-C Grammar School No.1 will be recognized as a school that differentiates instruction to prepare students for individual success.
Beliefs (What Guides Us)
We believe that:
  • Education is a shared responsibility. The success of the school depends directly on the equal involvement and contribution of all of its members – students, teachers, administrators, parents and the community.
  • Successful student learning is the primary focus of all school decisions, coupling a variety of instructional approaches with high expectations.
  • Learning is a never-ending process and should be provided in a positive, secure, stimulating environment that promotes achievement.
  • All students can learn when actively engaged and provided with a variety of instructional approaches.
  • All students have the right to a safe, healthy and nurturing environment.
Learning Today, Knowing Tomorrow

School Location
B-C Grammar School No.1
114 Hook Avenue
West Columbia, South Carolina 29169

Christopher Dickey, Principal
Marise Shumpert, Assistant Principal

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School Office Staff

Tanya Pralour, Secretary
Sandra Reep, Secretary
Jenefer Harris, Nurse

School Events

August 8 - Packet Pick up Day (Registration)
                    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
August 15 - Back to School Night 6:30 - 7:30 pm
August 17 - First Day of School
August 21 - NO SCHOOL (Eclipse Day)