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School Policy Manual

These policies represent the official positions of the Board. Federal, State, and local statutes drive the legal basis for these policies and regulations. Various other publications such as the Community Handbook, Personnel Handbook, Student Code of Conduct, Policies and Procedures Manual for Special Education in South Carolina, South Carolina State Funding Manual, and the School Laws and Board Regulations of the South Carolina Department of Education serve as companion documents to this School Policy Manual and are useful tools for more regulatory detail.

Definition of Terms

  • Policy - Formally adopted position of the Board concerning a particular issue or circumstance.

  • Processes/Procedures - Designed by the administration to implement a policy. 

  • Legal Reference - Federal and state statutes.

  • Cross Reference - References to other policies or regulations.

  • Descriptor - A specific code assigned to policies, processes, forms, and notices.

Quick Links

School Charter

Community Handbook & Code of Conduct

Student Uniform Guide

Personnel Handbook

SCDE Special Education Policies & Guidance

South Carolina State Funding Manual

SCDE School Board Regulations

Limestone Charter Association

SC Charter School Law

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This manual codifies the official policies of the Board of Trustees and includes the administrative processes associated with selected policies. School policies state positions adopted by the Board in order to provide direction, control, and/or management of its legal functions. The goals for all policies are to present clear, concise, and distinct directives to the Board’s staff and to serve as a primary communication tool with the general public with specific attention to students,  and their parents/guardians.

Administrative procedures are developed by the administration to guide and direct the implementation of Board policy. The Adoption of new policies or revision of existing policies is solely the responsibility of the Board. Proposals for new policies or revisions to current policies may be submitted in writing by any interested stakeholder, school personnel, or member of the Board. Proposals shall be submitted to the Executive Director for referral to the Board.

It is the obligation of all personnel to familiarize themselves with and follow Board policies and administrative processes.

Public Notice

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Current Notices

IFB School Lunch Program & Vended Meals

This Invitation for Bid (IFB) is for the purpose of obtaining offers and ultimately entering into a contract to provide vended meals for the Fine Arts Preparatory School nonprofit child nutrition program, hereinafter referred to as the School Food Authority (SFA).

Pre-Bid Conference
A mandatory meeting with any interested FSMC will be:
10:00 am (ET) on May 31, 2023 at:

The purpose for the meeting will be to review the specifications, to clarify any questions, and for a walk-through of the facilities with school officials. During the pre-bid meeting, information and materials pertaining to the child nutrition program’s operation will be distributed to each potential offeror represented. Potential offerors will have the opportunity to ask questions and clarify any information contained in the IFB. Any questions not addressed at the pre-bid conference must be submitted in writing to the SFA.

Submission Deadline: 23 June 2023 @ 3:00pm

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