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Mission Statement

In partnership with our community, Catawba Trail prepares all students for success by providing meaningful, challenging, and engaging learning experiences as we develop the global citizens of tomorrow producing citizens who are prepared to lead and excel in their chosen pathway.


  • Increased honors program offerings through Quest (Questioning through Exploration, Synthesis, Thinking and teaching), an advanced program and curriculum, for high achieving 4th and 5th graders in math and science.
  • 92% of 5th grade students who applied for a district magnet program received their first choice
  • Provided field studies for each grade level
  • Implemented  Project Based Learning for all students and all grade levels
  • Partnerships with Fort Jackson as demonstrated by soldiers having lunch with students monthly and supporting Field Days
  • Extension "Club" Days for students to choose an activity for Related Arts