Scholar Handbook

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Welcome to the 2024-2025 School Year!

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Facility Notices

The success of every child is why we exist as a school.

 

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Legacy Early College Overview

Academic Programs

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Lunch and Breakfast Program

Family Involvement

At Legacy Early College we believe that the more our scholars see their family members involved at school, the more school becomes important to them. It is our mission to have our school serve our families, not just our scholars. Please look for further information sent home throughout the year, found in your child’s folder or communicated by telephone, Legacy’s social media sites, and email/text about how you can be more involved with our school.

Supports for Success

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Attendance Policy

In South Carolina, All children are required to attend a public or private school or kindergarten beginning at age five (5) and continuing until their 17th birthday. If a child is not six years of age on or before the first day of September in a particular school year, parents/guardians may choose not to send their children to kindergarten; however, they must sign a waiver which may be obtained at the local school.

In accordance with the South Carolina Compulsory School Attendance Law, Legacy Early College follows similar expectations as the School District of Greenville County for adopted uniform rules to ensure that scholars attend school regularly. Each day that scholars are not in school, they miss hours of valuable instruction and opportunities for learning that they will not have again. Scholars are counted present only when they are actually in school, on homebound instruction, or are present at an activity authorized by the school principal. A scholar is considered in attendance when present for at least three (3) hours of a school day.

Any scholar who misses school must present a written excuse, signed by his or her parent or legal guardian or a healthcare professional when the scholar returns to school. The written excuse should include the reason for and the date of the absence. If a scholar fails to bring a valid written excuse to school, his or her absence will be recorded as unlawful. Extenuating circumstances will be handled with school administration. Legacy reserves the right to accept an excuse, if needed.
 

Tardy/Early Dismissals

Policies and Procedures

Uniform Dress Code Policy

Code of Conduct / Discipline Policy

Sexual Harassment & Bullying Policy

School and Scholar Safety

Bus/Transportation Policy

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Other Policies and Procedures by Campus

K4    Elementary    Middle School   High School 

Wellness Policy

Scholar Health Policy

Location: 1010 Woodside Avenue Greenville SC 29611 (across from Parker Campus) When you need basic health care, the Bon Secours Legacy Early College Health Center is available for you and your family to help manage chronic conditions and treat primary care concerns such as urinary tract and upper respiratory infections. The Center proudly serves the scholars and staff of Legacy Early College, but are also available to their families and others in the community.

Clinic hours are Mon-Fri 7:30-4:30 and are closed from 11:30-12:30 for lunch Walk-ins are always welcome. However, to avoid waiting, an appointment can be made by calling 864-537-0159.

Technology, Internet and Social Media Policy

Legacy Early College provides scholars with technological devices with the sole purpose of providing additional educational tools to help move the scholar forward. These devices are tools, not toys. Any scholar who is found to be using these devices inappropriately may lose the privilege of using that device for the remainder of the school year. In addition, the inappropriate use of these devices could incur additional consequences according to the school’s Discipline Policy/Standards for School Behavior.

Parker Media Center/Library Policy