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Welcome to Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary School

Our Mission

To develop world citizens who are compassionate, life-long learners who demonstrate the attributes of the learner profile. 

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Proud to be a Title I School!

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Student Leader of the Month

Visit us every month to find our who our next Student Leader will be!



Joseph S. Shanklin is a proud Leader in Me School.

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New to Beaufort?

Welcome! We are proud to serve more students from Seabrook to St. Helena Island, Beaufort to Bluffton and Hilton Head and Daufuski Islands.

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Virtual Calming Room

We all need a place to go when we need to relax. Visit the Virtual Calming Room and watch live animal cams, play games or learn a new yoga pose.

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Uniform Colors

Tops: White, Black, Burgundy, or Grey School Spirit Shirts

Bottoms: Khaki, Navy Blue, or Black Slacks

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The Beaufort County School District offers our diverse community of Pre-K through Grade 12 students a personalized learning approach to prepare them for success in the classroom and beyond.

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