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Our Purpose

The Purpose of Douglas Elementary School is to provide a safe and stimulating environment where our students can receive a quality education that promotes strong academic and social skills to use in a culturally diverse society.

Our Direction

We envision a positive school climate at DES where students, staff, and parents become a community of learners. Our school will allow all children to communicate, demonstrate and master skills essential for Success in Life.

Contact Us

215 Samuel E. Diggs Road
Trenton, SC 29847

Telephone: (803)275-1752
Fax: (803)275-1751

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  • DES Kindergarteners Learn About Germs

    DES Kindergarteners Learn About Germs

    A group of health occupations students from Strom Thurmond High School visited the Kindergarten classes at Douglas Elementary recently to talk about the importance of hand-washing and the spread of […]

  • DES Students Enjoy The Little Mermaid

    DES Students Enjoy The Little Mermaid

    The second and third graders from Douglas Elementary recently attended a production of The Little Mermaid, performed by Strom Thurmond High School students. The students enjoyed watching the high school […]

  • Douglas Elementary Book Fair

    Douglas Elementary Book Fair

    Douglas Elementary’s annual book fair came to town this week.  Students enjoyed shopping at the Pirate themed book fair, which offered hundreds of different books for students of all ages.  […]

  • Fire Department Visits DES

    Fire Department Visits DES

    On Wednesday, October 19th, the Trenton Fire Department visited Douglas Elementary.  The firefighters held a fire safety program to teach students at all grade levels the importance of fire safety.  […]

  • Breakfast with Moms at DES

  • Native American Indian Museum

  • DES students create habitats

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