Killian STEAM Leaders Magnet Elementary School is located in Northeast Columbia, South Carolina. Killian won the prestigious, Palmetto’s Finest statewide award during the 2009-2010 school year in recognition of exceptional student achievement, faculty training, program goals, teaching quality, office practices and community involvement. Killian has also been awarded Palmetto Gold and Silver awards from the South Carolina Department of Education for attaining high levels of performance and closing the achievement gap. Killian provides students with the skills necessary to become productive 21st Century citizens through innovative programs, quality instruction and high expectations. Some of the highlights of its Full Steam Ahead focus include collaborative delivery of STEAM-minded instruction, ongoing professional development and research, information data analyses, instructional delivery and team-teaching. These result in highly engaged classrooms.
Killian Elementary School, with the support of its parents and community, dedicates itself to providing optimal instruction and a challenging curriculum, in a safe, nurturing environment, that will prepare students to be productive citizens in a global society.