Welcome to Ladson Elementary 


Located on the outskirts of Charleston County School District, Ladson Elementary strives daily to exemplify the district’s goal of “Achieving Excellence.”  Our growing school population reflects our beautiful expanding community with over 900 students and 43 classrooms.  We are fortunate to be able to educate students from age three, with our Head Start programs, through fifth grade.  Our mission is to educate, challenge, and nurture all students in a safe environment conducive to creating students with high performance expectations.  We value relationships with our families, volunteers, and business partners as these relationships create opportunities for our students to become outstanding citizens.  We look forward to serving your family!  

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winter wonderland

Our PTA Winter Wonderland Dance and Family Night will be Friday, December 4th from 6:00-8:30! Dancing, food, and fun for students, and Holiday shopping for parents!

Click here to read an article about Personalized Learning, which is creating a student centered, competency based model with proven results in order to close the readiness gap for all students.



Supply List

Look under the “For Parents” tab, then go to “Parent Resources.” 



Bus Informaton

Look under the “For Parents” tab, then go to “Bus Schedule.” 



Welcome to Ladson Elementary!  I'm Celeste Spires and I have had the honor of serving as the principal of Ladson Elementary for the past five years!  Our school continues to strive to provide our students with a rigorous curriculum infused with real world experiences such as environmental education in our outdoor classroom and community service activities.  Come on by anytime to see the exciting and engaging events that are happening! 

School Hours

7:10 - 3:30  Monday thru Friday


Please stop by to see Ms. Hopson or Ms. Brown with any registration questions.  You can visit our main district page to complete registration forms online!  Visit www.CCSDSchools.com to learn more.

Our AYP = B+

Ladson Elementary is a B+ rated school which means we are exceeding the state's expectations in performance!  

Awards and Recognitions

Our School received the Palmetto Silver Award from the South Carolina Department of Education for our academic success in 2011-2012.

Our school was awarded the Palmetto Gold Award from the South Carolina Department of Education for our academic suucess in 2010-2011.

Our first ever school basketball team that was comprised of fourth and fifth graders won the League championship.  Stay tuned for updates on the try-outs for this year's team!