Crayton is a 2019-2020 Redesignated Schools To Watch® School
All students planning to return for the 2020-2021 School Year Must Re-enroll
Our District Mission
We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.
Our School Mission
We are Crayton Middle where high expectations and positive relationships increase the achievement of all stakeholders.
Principal: Angela Burns
Urgent Concerning Pandemic EBT Cards.
State agencies are working to provide Pandemic EBT benefits to qualifying children across South Carolina. All households with potentially eligible students are strongly encouraged to validate their address in the DSS P-EBT Address Portal on or before March 19, 2021. The P-EBT Address Portal is located on the DSS website and here. You will need your Student Last Name, Date of Birth, Student ID, School District and School Name. The student ID is the same as your students Mastry Connect log in or contact the school if you need assistance.
STEM Opportunities at Heyward
Heyward Career Center is sponsoring parent meetings to promote two upcoming programs: Information Technology and Mechatronics/Manufacturing. The target groups are current 8th, 9th and 10th grade students/parents who are interested in the Information Technology, Manufacturing, and STEM clusters.
Before participation in tryouts, practices or any athletic event, all athletes must have an up-to-date physical exam form along with all other require forms on the Planet High school website which will need to be renewed each year. They can be found here:
Asynchronous Friday 3/12
Richland One has designated Friday, March 12 for staff vaccinations. That day will be an asynchronous learning day for students. Students will not report to school to allow staff time to get vaccinated. Students will come to school Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Gifted and Talented Artistic Auditions
The 2021 Gifted and Talented Artistic Auditions will be held virtually for grade 5-11 students intested in gifted and talented dance and theater. The deadline is March 19, 2021.
Crayton Middle School Individual Graduation Plan Conferences and AC Flora Course Selection
CMS School Counselors and A.C. Flora Counselors will meet with students/parents virtually to discuss current long-term goals, current academic performance, make course selections for the 2021-2022 school year at A.C. Flora High School. Virtual Conferences will take place Monday, March 1, 2021 – Friday, March 5, 2021. Email invitations along with the assigned times to join the conference will be sent out to parents by the end of this week. Please be on the lookout for further information.
For more information, please follow this link: Crayton School Counseling.
The traffic route in the afternoon has not changed, but there is a new safety measure. To request your child out of the building you will need to scan our QR code (see the video above). You do not need to download an app, most smartphones will read a QR code from your camera application. Here is a practice QR code that should take you to our district website:
How To Access TEAMS Day One
We are so excited to welcome our Cavaliers to the first day of school, virtually! Above you will find a Youtube video explaining the process of accessing their classrooms. Student computers that cannot access Youtube should use the second link. If your student does not know the account password, please call Crayton at 803-738-7224 for assistance.
Microsoft Teams for Education is a platform enabling lectures, discussions that scale from one-on-one chat to larger group conversation, and the option of focused content work, like assignments and a Class Notebook.
To help students new to Richland One and Crayton Middle School, or as a refresher for returning students, here is a Quickstart Guide for this upcoming year:
Additional course specific training and guidance will be provided by our teachers as the school year begins.
Microsoft has created a Quick Start Guide for parents as well, which can be found here:
Technical Support for eLearning
The Information Technology (IT) Department will provide technical support to all staff, student and parents of Richland School District 1 on eLearning Days. The IT support Team can be reached by calling 803-231-7436. This number will be active Monday through Friday from the hours of 7 am to 5 pm.
Congratulations to Crayton for becoming redesignated on October 24, 2019, as a Schools to Watch® school, an initiative launched by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. Crayton has met the three criteria to become a high-performing middle-grades school. We are academically excellent, developmentally responsive and socially equitable. Congratulations to all the faculty, staff and students for achieving this level of performance. For more information about this award, please visit the following site: http://middlegradesforum.org/