Satchel Ford Information

Meet the Principal
Satchel Ford Elementary invites you to meet our new principal on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014. Stop by the school's cafeteria anytime between 5:00-6:30 to welcome Mr. Kevin Hasinger. We look forward to seeing you there!

Meet the Teacher Night
Come meet your new teacher before the school year begins.
August 14, 2014
5:00-6:30 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Our Mission:
We are Richland One, a leader in transforming lives through education, empowering all students to achieve their potential and dreams.

School Hours

Satchel Ford hours during the school year:
Monday- Friday
7:05a.m. Building Opens
7:30a.m. Instruction Begins
2:30p.m. Dismissal

Please call the school office at 738-7209 with any questions or concerns.

Daily Announcements

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
Please read the attached procedures for morning  arrival and afternoon dismissal.


Want to know more about our school fundraisers/activities and how you can volunteer?
Check out the PTO website!



OVER THE COUNTER medications can no longer be administered at school without a WRITTEN MEDICAL ORDER (PRESCRIPTION).

South Carolina law now requires school nurses to have a medical order from a health care provider for ALL medications administered to students.

This change goes into effect August 1, 2013.

Please see more details regarding this change on the main RSD1 website Home Page.

If you have questions or need a form to complete, please contact the school nurse.

Awards & Recognitions

The following 1st graders have joined the 100 Book Club!
Students are encouraged to read every day and these students have read 100 books!!
As each student joins the 100 Book Club, they are announced and celebrated on the Morning News Show. 
At the end of the school year, students that are in the 100 Book Club will receive a t-shirt and get invited to a special presentation to celebrate their accomplishment.

Daniel Treece, Teacher of the Year
Sue Scott, Classified Employee of the Year

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 29
Meet the Principal
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Come meet our new principal in the cafeteria from 5:00-6:30.
Monday, August 18
First day of School
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday
Thursday, September 18
Early Release Day/ 12:00pm

News and Events

District Accreditation Parent Survey

In order to determine how Richland One is meeting its mission, parents are invited to participate in a survey.

To complete the survey, go to