Achievements and Accolades
- Total scholarships awarded for the Class of 2023: $44,113,832.00
- Riverview Elementary School Literacy Specialist Mandy DeMeio was named an SC Teacher of the Year finalist.
- Fort Mill School district ranked as best in the state in the Niche 2023 rankings.
- Gold Hill Elementary School named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Doby’s Bridge Elementary School named Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School.
- Springfield Elementary was recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement.
- Ms. Tenely Middleton was selected as SCASL's Midlands Area School Librarian of the Year.
- Fort Mill School District was recognized as the 8th best employer in South Carolina.
- The George Fish Historical Marker, located at 401 Steele Street, had its official ribbon cutting and dedication.
- Athletic State Championships:
- Fort Mill High School Girls Individual Cross Country South Carolina AAAAA State Champion
- Fort Mill High School Girls Swim Team State 5A Champions
- Fort Mill High School Wrestling Team State 5A Wresting Champions
- Nation Ford High School Men’s Lacrosse State 5A Champions
- Catawba Ridge High School Softball State 4A Champions
- Catawba Ridge High School Baseball State 4A Champions
- Kennedy Martin named 2022-2023 South Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year
- Catawba Ridge High School State 4A Marching Band Champions & 2022 Bands of America Carolina Regional Champions
- Catawba Ridge High School: Best Daily Show in the Nation at Student Television Network Awards
- Fort Mill High School JROTC Unit recognized as Naval Honor School
- Nation Ford High School JROTC Unit recognized as Naval Honor School, Marine Corps JROTC National Rifle Champions, and All Service Corps JROTC National Rifle Champions.
- Total scholarships awarded for the Class of 2022: $39,890405
- FMHS Softball team won the Class 5A softball state championship.
- Dr. Adanays Aranda was selected by the United States Department of Education as a part-time fellowship ambassador.
- Athletic directors Dwayne Hartsoe and Rick Lewis were named regional Athletic Directors of the Year in the 4A and 5A categories.
- FMHS is recognized for being a top fundraiser in the state for the Special Olympics.
- CRHS student Sam Rich was named the SC Gatorade Player of the Year for the second time.
- Springfield Middle School teacher Laura Merk was named as an SC Teacher of the Year finalist.
- FMHS student Anna Dellinger (11th grade) won Best in Show in the SCEA 21-22 Read Across America Student Art Contest. Stephanie Stokes (10th) was selected for the Artist Award for creativity.
- Springfield Middle was redesignated for the second time as a School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform.
- Total Scholarships awarded to the Class of 2021: $25,003,355
- Nation Ford's literary magazine, Voices, was recognized as the Best in the State.
- Cindy Van Buskirk, FMHS swim coach, was named to the SC Swim Coaches Hall of Fame.
- Fort Mill High was named a 2021 College Access Champion School.
- Twenty-three students from the Nation Ford High FBLA qualified for the national competition.
- The Nation Ford High School MCJROTC rifle team won the Marine Corps JROTC National Rifle Championships. In addition to the first place win, the teams took home a number of individual awards (1st, 2nd, 2rd, 4th, 5th, 7th place) and set several national records.
- FMHS engineering students won a $2,000 prize at the Trane Technologies Stadium of the Future STEM challenge.
- U.S. News and World Report ranked Fort Mill and Nation Ford high schools the 7th and 10th best high schools in South Carolina.
- Forbes Magazine recognized the Fort Mill School District as one of the Best Employers in South Carolina.
- Nation Ford High School selected as a finalist for the 2020 Palmetto's Finest award. NFHS is one of only three high schools in the state to be selected as a finalist. They have been named a finalist for two years in a row.
Student Group Achievements
The Fort Mill School District was named to the 10th annual AP District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll honors districts that increase AP course offerings while also maintaining or improving student performance on AP exams.
The Fort Mill School District was named to the 9th annual AP District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll honors districts that increase AP course offerings while also maintaining or improving student performance on AP exams.
The Fort Mill School District was named to the 8th annual AP District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll honors districts that increase AP course offerings while also maintaining or improving student performance on AP exams.
Fort Mill School District named #1 district in the Charlotte Metro area by Niche.
Multiple staff are recognized