Baron DeKalb Elementary School

A small school with a BIG heart where everyone excels!

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  • The South Carolina Department of Education recently released the 2015-2016 state report cards for schools and districts. Schools will not be rated until Fall 2018.


    The report card for Baron DeKalb Elementary is available online: Baron DeKalb's School Report Card

    Please contact the school at 803-432- 2483 if you have questions or concerns. 

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  • Parents'/Guardians' Rights Notification

    Parents/Guardians in the Kershaw County School District have the right to learn about the following qualifications of their child's teacher: state licensure requirements for the grade level and content areas taught, the current licensing status of your child's teacher, and baccalaureate/graduate certification/degree. You may also request the qualifications of an instructional paraprofessional who serves your student in a Title I program or if your school operates a schoolwide Title I program. Parents/Guardians may request this information from the principal by calling (803-432-2483) or by sending a letter of request to (2864 Baron DeKalb Road,Camden, South Carolina 29020).


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From the Principal

  • Welcome to Baron DeKalb Elementary School's website, home of the Soaring Eagles! We strive each day to make this a wonderful place for our students to learn and to grow.

    Parents, we appreciate your commitment and dedication to the students and staff. Together we can make a positive difference, as we continue to soar to success at BDK.

    I welcome your comments and suggestions. Please call me at 803-432-2483 or you may email me at

    A small school with a big heart where everyone excels!

    Betty Turner



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  • Our PTO is preparing a wonderful custom cookbook featuring favorite recipes from our BDK family and friends. The cookbook will be professionally published, and it is certain to become a treasured keepsake.

    Please submit your favorite recipes using the form below so you can be represented in our group’s cookbook. Thank you for contributing recipes as this will help to ensure that our cookbook will be a huge success. If you wish to have a printed copy, please contact the school.

    We anticipate a great demand for our cookbooks, and we want to be certain to order plenty. Order forms will be available soon.