James Island Elementary School

Beacons to the Future

  • Principal Jonetta Gregory
    Jonetta Gregory, Principal

Welcome to James Island Elementary School (JIES)!

  • James Island Elementary School is a neighborhood STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) school committed to building lifelong, 21st-century learners with skills in critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. James Island Elementary School fosters collaboration with productive interdisciplinary cooperation among our teaching staff. Our teachers work together, both within and among different grade levels. We are committed to the health and wellness of our students and staff. Students engage in social-emotional learning in the classroom and receive enriching guidance instruction. As a STEAM school, we value creativity and arts education in all facets of our school. Our understanding of creativity extends beyond the arts and into creative approaches to our academics.