Daniel Jenkins Academy

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  • Student Summit

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  • Daniel Jenkins Academy Teacher invites NYT Bestselling author into the English Classroom

    When Monique Collins, an English teacher at Daniel Jenkins Academy, invited J. Elle, a New York Times Bestselling author, to speak with her students, she was ecstatic when the author agreed. “I knew this would be an amazing opportunity,” said Collins.

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  • Youth Apprenticeships Available

    Regional employers are offering rising high school juniors, seniors, and graduating seniors the opportunity to "learn and earn."

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  • Check out our new CCSD Giving App!

    Helping our scholars in need

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  • Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) Appointments

    Schedule your appointment now!

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  • CCSD launches new mobile app

    CCSD has expanded its communications outreach with a free mobile app that is now available in the online Apple App and Google Play app stores.

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  • CCSD bus routes finalized

    The mission of the CCSD Transportation Department is to safely provide efficient, cost-effective, and reliable transportation service to the students and parents of the Charleston County School District. To safely provide efficient, cost-effective, and reliable transportation service to the students and parents in a manner that supports the education and extracurricular objectives to the district. Please visit the Transportation Department home page, linked here, to view your child’s bus route.

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  • Nutrition Services gearing up to serve students

    It’s back to school September 8, 2020 and CCSD’s Nutrition services team will be in place and ready to serve students returning to face-to-face instruction. Nutrition Services will also continue grab-and-go meal distribution for students enrolled in virtual instruction. Learn more by following this link.

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  • Learn about CCSD’s Safe Restart plans

    The Safe ReStart approved by CCSD will offer two options: The in-person school that will begin Sept. 8 with actual in-person instruction and the K-12 Virtual Academy, which entails a 9-week commitment for K-8 students and a semester commitment for high school students. For additional information follow this link or email saferestart@charleston.k12.sc.us.t plans for back to school.

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  • Academic Calendar

    The Charleston County School District Board of Trustees, during their meeting on August 10, 2020, approved a revised Academic Calendar. The new school year will begin for students on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, and will end for students on Friday, June 18, 2021. Click to learn more.

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  • District Adopts New Standard Response Protocol (SRP)

    Charleston County School District (CCSD) officially adopted a new safety response program known as the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

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    Chad Ferguson, Interim Principal


  • Parents, 

    Thank you for allowing DJA to fulfill your child's educational needs. Our goal is to restore your child back to their home school by addressing their academic, behavioral, and mental health needs. We serve grades 8 - 12. We have small class sizes with a student/teacher ratio of 15:1.

    We offer: 

    • General Education, Inclusion, Resource & Self Contained classes
    • Career Exploration opportunities and credentials
    • Academic Interventions in Reading and Math
    • Counseling Services: Group and Individual
      • Anger Management
      • Conflict Resolution
      • Drug and Alcohol
      • Grief
      • Self-esteem
    • On-site Mental Health Counselor
    • On-site Psychologist
    • On-site Social Worker
    • On-site School Resource Officer (SRO)
    • Community Service Opportunities
    • School-based level system to promote positive behavior, better academics, and good attendance