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School and District Hours
Clinton High School
8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Clinton Middle School
8:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Clinton Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Eastside Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Joanna-Woodson Elementary School
7:40 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

M.S. Bailey Child Development Center
7:40 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.

District Administrative Offices
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Laurens County School District 56 – where students become ethical and productive citizens –
achieving excellence,
embracing innovations, and
forging new traditions.


Our mission is to provide a world class education driven by integrity, teamwork and perseverance through a culture of continuous improvement.

All students will graduate life, college, and work-force ready. We will:

Engage all stakeholders in the support of quality education and continuous improvement.

Empower students to use technology resources to support learning.

Educate in an environment that promotes creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication and citizenship.

Elevate the academic performance of each student to ensure readiness for the next level – college and career.
Inclement Weather
Please note that if winter weather conditions cause the need for early dismissal, delayed opening, or cancellation of school, details will be posted to the district website and the district Facebook page. In addition, the following media outlets will be notified:
WLBG Radio Station - 860 AM
WYFF TV Channel 4 (NBC)
WSPA TV Channel 7 (CBS)
WLOS TV Channel 13 (ABC)
WHNS TV Channel 21 (FOX)

Text, email, or voice messages may also be transmitted to those who have set up contact information through the school office or via
PowerSchool Parent Portal

Because of the geographic location of the Laurens School District 56, road conditions may be fine in some areas, while other areas are hazardous. Student safety will always be our number one priority in making a decision to close or delay opening schools.