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FMSD History

The Fort Mill School District has a rich history. Follow the links below for details on the early days of the Fort Mill School District, which laid the groundwork for our exceptional school community. 

FMSD History - Links and Information

Mrs Gainey - pictured with staff

If the old book is true, if all one really needs to know is learned in kindergarten, then Gloria Gainey celebrated more than a birthday on Wednesday. She celebrated generations of Fort Mill children turning adults, who know plenty due to her.

Historical Marker Database

This was the site of Fort Mill's longest operating school dedicated to African Americans. Built on a 4-acre parcel acquired in 1925, the brick school opened in 1926 and cost $12,200, a portion of which was paid by the Julius Rosenwald Fund.