Chester Park Elementary School of Inquiry (2013) | WhatWorksSC


Chester Park Elementary School of Inquiry (CPESI) is a Title I school where 90% of the 435 students receive free or reduced lunch and 34% do not meet expectations on the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test. Designated a high-need school, CPESI was chosen to serve as a Professional Development School (PDS) as part of the Winthrop University-School Partnership Network. This regional Network functions to improve the quality of teachers in high-need districts in upstate South Carolina by providing innovative, collaborative professional development to preservice and inservice teachers. The overarching goal is to work with partner schools to improve student learning.