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Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts is on Facebook!!  Visit our Facebook page.

ABC Site
Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts is an Arts in Basic Curriculum site as determined by the South Carolina Arts Commission.  
Visit the Commission's website at

Thank you ABC for our award of $13,671.00 that we received for 2015-2016 school year!!
Upcoming Chorus PerformancesCPESA Chorus to perform.


CPESA Chorus will perform at the Chester County Tree Lighting on December 4th in front of the Courthouse at 6:00.  The chorus will also perform at Chester First Baptist on December 8 at 7:00 p.m. and for the residents of the Wellmore Assisted Living Community on December 15 at 9:30 a.m.

Student Corner
  • Fitness Fact

    Physical fitness meets the demands of life safely and effectively.  Exercising helps reduce stress and increases energy levels. 

  • Testing Fact

    School attendance is essential for school achievement.  Studies show that students with a high attendance rate score better on standardized tests like PASS and ACT Aspire.

  • Fun Fridays

          Ice Cream will be sold for $1.00 to students without behavior issues!
    Don't forget to wear a Chester Park School of the Arts t-shirt on Fridays to show school spirit!


  • Character Word:

  • Box Tops
    Please help us to raise funds by collecting box tops.
    There are also contests on the web page
    that you can enter and support our school. Thanks for your help!

Peach Jar Newsletters
  • We Won!!!
    Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts received a $10,000.00 award from The National Theatre for Children.  It was an awesome way to start the new year.  Thank you NTC
  • Parent In-put Needed

    Attention Parents...the district needs your help! Please visit our website to review the new "Parent Involvement Plan" and let us know your thoughts and suggestions for changes by emailing Director Dena Dunlap. The plan lays out the district's goals when it comes to communicating and working with parents in Title I schools. Go to and click on "Parent In-put Needed" under Important Announcements on the right of the page. Thank you!

  • Palmetto Silver Award

    Chester Park Elementary School has been named a Palmetto Silver Award recipient for General Performance and also for Closing the Achievement Gap.  We are very proud of our teachers, staff, parents, and students who have worked hard to attain this level of excellence.


  • Music Winners
    Students in Ms.McCorkle's fourth and fifth grade music classes recently participated in a coloring contest for this year's mascot, "The Wise Old Owl."
    5th grade winners were: First place, Jayden Roof and Second place, Megan Gustafson
    4th grade winners were:  First Place, McKenna Roof, Second Place, Emma Dorsey and Honarable Mention, JaCarius McKnight.
    All of the winners received an owl coloring book.

Art Quote of the Day
Upcoming Events
Chester County School District

Chester County School District

A Great Place to Grow, Committed to Excellence for All Students!
Buddies Not Bullies

Rule #1:  I will not bully others
Rule #2: We will try to help students who are bullied
Rule #3: We will try to include students who are left out
Rule #4: If we know that somebody is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home.   


Buddies Not Bullies Award Winners
Parent Portal
Click below to login to the Parent Portal Website

Parent Portal

The Parent Portal is a tool specifically developed for parents of students in grades 3-12.  Chester County School District is excited to offer a means for parents to monitor their child's grades and attendance, sign up for electronic progress reports, view school bulletins, and even receive email notifications through an online portal.  Parent/Guardians with multiple students in different schools in the district may even access all their children's information using one account. 
If you are the legal parent/guardian of a student in Chester County School District, and you would like to request a Parent Portal account: 
Step 1.  Read the Terms of Use  (contact the school office with specific questions regarding use)
Step 2.  Complete the Request for Access Form.  Turn the completed form in to the school office.  (Please be prepared to present your photo ID).
Step 3.  Parent Instructions for ParentPortal (2).pdf
Step 4.  The school office will provide the unique ID/Password, along with detailed instructions, to complete the account creation.

Parent Corner
    8:00 am - 2:30 pm                                Please place your child's name in their coat or sweatshirts with a permanent marker.  
                                                                As the weather changes, we see many lost items with no names
  • Helping Children LearnHelping Children Learn
    Parents, please glance at this wonderful resource to you! We will be bringing updated editions every month, so be sure to check back.
  • TumblebooksTumblebooks
    Parents: Check out this great website to help your child with reading.
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At Chester Park Elementary School of the Arts we are BUDDIES not Bullies.  Learn more about the Olweus Bully Prevention Program we are using at our school to change the culture of CPESA.