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Base Schools

Laurel Bay is home to three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools. These schools are available to all ranks for all children who reside aboard either MCAS Beaufort, MCRD Parris Island, or Naval hospital Beaufort. Families who have received a "90-day letter" (The 90 day letter verifies that the housing office expects that you will be offered base quarters within 90 school days) from base housing may also enroll their children in the DoDEA schools.

Elliott Elementary School includes grades preK through 2nd.

Bolden Elementary/Middle School includes grades 3rd through 8th.

Private Schools/ Home Schools

Beaufort County offers several private schools. Beaufort Academy being the largest, many of the others are religiously affiliated. Please check with individual schools to determine accreditation.

Home Schools:

Local Schools

The majority of our military affiliated students attend Beaufort County Schools.

Beaufort County School District

Jasper County School District 

Colleton County School District 

Hampton County School District 1