• Murray Lasaine Elementary School

     

  • Meredith Wallace Principal: Ms. Meredith Wallace
    Address: 691 Riverland Drive
    City & Zipcode: Charleston, SC 29412
    Phone: (843) 762-2765
    Fax: (843) 762-6203
    Website: murraylasaine.ccsdschools.com
    Email: meredith_wallace@charleston.k12.sc.us

    Grades: Non-Montessori (Traditional): 4th and 5th.
    Montessori: Primary (ages 3, 4, and Kindergarten). Lower Elementary (grades 1, 2, and 3), Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, and 6), and Adolescent/Middle School (grade 8)

    School Information: Murray-LaSaine began its transition to Montessori in 2013. For the 2019-20 school year, they are Montessori 3K through grade 8. We have one traditional 5th grade class. In 2020-21, Murray-LaSaine will be full Montessori, 3K through grade 8.
    Type of School: Partial Magnet
    Type of School: Partial Magnet
    Enrollment: 328
    Hours of Operation: 7:25 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.

  • Building Information

  • Murray-Lasaine The existing Murray LaSaine Elementary School was built in 1956. Due to the aging building and infrastructure, the school was slated to be renovated to meet current 21st-century learning environment and to support the conversion of the school into a Montessori program. Renovations included a full interior remodel, new roof, windows, and entry. Whole systems were upgraded throughout the building including a new HVAC system to allow for individual controls for every classroom. The design for the facility encompassed incorporating Montessori’s deep reverence for the natural world by the use of wood, natural light, and earth-toned color pallet

    Year Built:
    2015
    Square Footage: 50,549
    Acreage: 6.6

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