Timberlake Pointe’s Top Area Schools
When building a home, quality surrounding schools can be an essential part of decision making. Building a Home at Timberlake Pointe affords you access to some of the top schools in South Carolina and is part of School District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties.
Notable accolades for District 5 include:
- Overall “A” rating on national rating site Niche.com and #1 ranking for districts with the best teachers in South Carolina.
- Ranked among the top 2 in S.C. by U.S. News & World Report for preparing students for college.
- 2nd highest composite ACT scores of any traditional school district in the state.
- 3rd highest SAT scores of any traditional school district in the state, with SAT scores exceeding the national average. Among the top 10 in the state for percentage of students scoring “Meets” and “Exceeds” on SC READY ELA and SC PASS Science
940 Old Bush River Road
Chapin, SC 29036
Chapin Elementary is committed to Excellence for all students. The mission of the CES community is to ensure all students are engaged in learning at high levels in a safe and supportive environment. CES believes that students are the primary focus of all decisions.
- Intentional instruction supports all aspects of the child.
- Excellence in learning is directly related to excellence in teaching.
- Students are successful learners when their teacher establishes positive relationships.
- Communication and collaboration are essential to educating all learners.
Lake Murray Elementary
205 Wise Ferry Road
Lexington, SC 29072
Lake Murray Elementary is Anchored in Leadership and Anchored in Learning. Through a culture of collaboration, LME students will be self-directed, global citizens who lead and learn with excellence in the 21st century. LME aspires for the highest level of excellence in learning and in teaching by making decisions based on what is best for each child. They invest in relationships, support collaboration, and celebrate success.
Chapin Middle School
11661 Broad River Road
Chapin, SC 29036
The mission of Chapin Middle School, where community and school unite for excellence, is to ensure that each student is prepared to succeed by providing a challenging curriculum that develops intellectual, social, and emotional growth within a safe, supportive learning environment.
Chapin Middle School provides an environment where children are engaged and challenged in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Mid-Carolina Middle Schools
The mission of Mid-Carolina Middle School is to facilitate purposeful learning enabling all students to lead fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing and increasingly complex society.
MCMS is a 2018 National Healthy School! They have 10 or fewer days of food and beverage fundraising except from the Smart Snack standards! Every student has a water bottle and has access to bottle refill stations daily.
Irmo Middle School is an International Academic Magnet. The mission of Irmo Middle School is to shape a diverse community where students create high quality work, care for the well-being of themselves and others, and engage in meaningful service which impacts local and global communities.
Dutch Fork High School
Dutch Fork High School is committed to the academic, social, mental, physical, and personal growth of every student.
In academics, Dutch Fork scored Excellent on the SC Annual Report Card and continues to implement instructional programs that successfully produce students who not only meet but exceed the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate. They also have a strong STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Program that was awarded AdvancED STEM Certification. During the 2017-18 school year, Dutch Fork produced 10 National Merit Finalists, 51 Palmetto Fellows, 276 graduates who had GPAs of 3.0 or higher qualifying them for the Hope and Life Scholarships, and 279 students who earned a state scholarship. DFHS was ranked by the Washington Post and Niche among the nation’s most academically rigorous and challenging high schools and the 2nd highest traditional high school in SC. Dutch Fork was also selected as a Professional Development School by the University of South Carolina, allowing for a close partnership of professional development with the university.
Our Cheerleading and Football teams are BACK-to-Back STATE CHAMPIONS! Dutch Fork’s sports program affords students numerous opportunities to participate in competitive sports with an emphasis on developing students’ athletic abilities while supporting academic excellence.
Always reaching for distinction, our band, chorus, orchestra, drama, and dance students received superior ratings at all of their competitions, and the Dutch Fork ROTC Program was named a Top National Distinguished ROTC Unit.
Dutch Fork is also home to the 2018-19 Lexington-Richland 5 Teacher of the Year, Ali Hendrick, whose constant implementation of best practices and creative teaching exemplifies the shared expectations of rigorous instruction by all of our teachers.
Irmo High School
The mission of Irmo High School, where excellence is never compromised, is to develop an educational community of lifelong learners who meet the global demands of the 21st century through a challenging educational program which embraces diversity and unity, instills integrity and character, and provides opportunities for leadership and teamwork.