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Nurturing scientific curiosity.

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Sustaining growing minds
in need

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Building brainpower with bots.

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Teaching teamwork on the field

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Uniting a district of talent.

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Taking learning outside.

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Building knowledge
peer to peer.

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Developing life skills
and strength.

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Catching skills
at summer camp.


5th Annual Community Celebration

Join us Thursday evening, October 8th as we celebrate our wonderful school district! Our 5th annual Community Celebration and Benefit will be at lovely Saluda Shoals from 6pm-9pm. Those of you who have attended in previous years know you are in for a treat. Join like-minded people, friends, colleagues, educators, and community leaders in a […]

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District 5 Foundation Funds Local STEM Project

Thanks to the District Five Foundation, the InvenTeam at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (CATS) was able to fund their most recent project, the Telepresence Amusement Park Ride. It was presented at EdVenture Children’s Museum on June 14, 2014, as part of the Columbia Mini Maker Faire, and attendees were able to experience this event […]


Brand New Look!

We’re celebrating 2014 with a new look and invigorated enthusiasm for our district!
As we’ve matured as an organization, we have grown more and more capable of doing great things, inspiring things, to serve our students and teachers. The time has come for us to put forth a bold new identity.


Please support our mission to engage our community and schools in pursuit of a quality education for every child.

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To donate in Honor or Memory of someone, please CLICK HERE

Way to Go!

In the past four years, with an all-volunteer board and supporters, the District 5 Foundation has given over


to students and teachers in our district to fund its goals!

The District 5 Foundation is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support teachers and students in Lexington/Richland District 5.
© Copyright 2014 District 5 Foundation. All rights reserved.