Charleston County School District

Our Rural Stipend Program offers an annual stipend to eligible employees who travel more than 30 miles to rural areas throughout the District.

Eligible Schools include:

  • Baptist Hill Middle/High
  • Lincoln Middle/High
  • Ellington Elementary
  • Jane Edwards Elementary
  • Mt. Zion Elementary
  • Minnie Hughes Elementary
  • St James-Santee Elementary
  • Frierson Elementary

To be eligible, you must:

  • be classified as a: Teacher, Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Director, Guidance Counselor, Media¬† Specialist, Curriculum Specialist, Assistant Administrator, ROTC Instructor, Student Data Clerk, Teacher Assistant, Secretary, or Bookkeeper.
  • travel at least 30 miles round trip to one of the eligible schools.

Annual Stipend Amounts (divided into two payments):

  • 30-39 miles – $520 per year
  • 40-49 miles – $780 per year
  • 50 miles + – $1300 per year