Public Invited to Name the New Elementary School to Open at Old JL Mann Site in 2025

The deadline to submit name suggestions has passed. Information about the naming process is below.

Greenville County Schools is accepting suggestions from the public to name the new elementary school that will open in August 2025 at 61 Isbell Lane, Greenville. The new elementary school will have a capacity of 750 students and serve grades Pre-K through 5th grade with an academic focus on environmental science.  Click the button on this page to submit a suggestion for the new school’s name. Submissions will be accepted through April 1, 2024.

The school is being constructed on the former site of JL Mann High Academy, which moved to its current site on Fairforest Way in 2007. The attendance area for the new school will be determined in the fall of 2024.

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Please submit your suggestion only once. The Board of Trustees will approve the school’s name in May 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

Anyone who lives in our community can submit a suggestion. This includes students, parents, grandparents, employees, and community members of the Greenville County School District.

Submissions will be accepted through April 1, 2024.

A committee of the Board of Trustees will review all submissions and make a recommendation to the full Board of Trustees, which will vote on the name during its regular public meetings in May. There will not be a vote by the public. This process aligns with the naming of other new schools opened within Greenville County Schools.

An attendance area will be recommended to the Board of Trustees based on growth in the surrounding area and the existing and anticipated enrollment and capacities of other elementary schools nearby. The school will open in August 2025, and current plans call for enrolling in the first year pre-Kindergarten through second-grade students only. One grade would then be added each subsequent year until the school houses students from pre-K through fifth grade.