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  • World Read Aloud Day!
  • CHS CAT Seniors
    CHS CAT Seniors
    Magic Kingdom (2018) Evolution of Technology
  • Read Aloud in Laurens 56
  • Read Aloud in Laurens 56
  • End of Course Winners 2016-17
    Mr. Mack and Mr. Stewart were recognized the 5th highest in the state for end of course biology results year of 2016-17
  • 2018 Father Daughter Dance
    Make a Wish Foundation
  • Selected for All State Region 2 Honor Band (Jack Brent, Rachel Vondergeest and Madelyn Wilkie)
  • Chinese New Year Celebration at Clinton Elementary
  • Chinese New Year Celebration at Clinton Elementary
School and District Hours
Clinton High School
8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Clinton Middle School
8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Clinton Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Eastside Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Joanna-Woodson Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

M.S. Bailey Child Development Center
7:40 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

District Administrative Offices
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Laurens County School District 56 – where students become ethical and productive citizens –
achieving excellence,
embracing innovations, and
forging new traditions.


Our mission is to provide a world class education driven by integrity, teamwork and perseverance through a culture of continuous improvement.

All students will graduate life, college, and work-force ready. We will:

Engage all stakeholders in the support of quality education and continuous improvement.

Empower students to use technology resources to support learning.

Educate in an environment that promotes creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication and citizenship.

Elevate the academic performance of each student to ensure readiness for the next level – college and career.
If you missed our 4K/5K Registration Event and need information on how to register your child, please call 938-2551. You may also contact the Elementary school your child will be attending in the Fall or MS Bailey for all 4K students.
Inclement Weather
Please note that if winter weather conditions cause the need for early dismissal, delayed opening, or cancellation of school, details will be posted to the district website and the district Facebook page. In addition, the following media outlets will be notified:
WLBG Radio Station - 860 AM
WYFF TV Channel 4 (NBC)
WSPA TV Channel 7 (CBS)
WLOS TV Channel 13 (ABC)
WHNS TV Channel 21 (FOX)

Text, email, or voice messages may also be transmitted to those who have set up contact information through the school office or via
PowerSchool Parent Portal

Because of the geographic location of the Laurens School District 56, road conditions may be fine in some areas, while other areas are hazardous. Student safety will always be our number one priority in making a decision to close or delay opening schools.