JPT has opened a second lottery application window for grades 6 and 10 for the 2019-2020 school year.  To apply online, please click on the image below.

Please click the image below to complete the Title I Public Input Survey.


 Please click on the image below to get a copy of the Title I Plan Evaluation Survey for 2019-2020.


Florence School District Three is seeking your input in the evaluation process and the needs of the district, as well as schools, for the 2019-2020 school year. This Title I Evaluation and Needs Assessment Survey will provide data necessary to evaluate the Title I School-wide Improvement & Title II Teachers of Quality Plans. The results will allow both consideration of the needs within the district as well as a chance for revisions to be made accordingly. The intent is to ensure all students are given the opportunity to meet the state's student performance standards. Please use the link provided below to complete the survey:

Click here for survey

The JPT Middle Grades Spring Dance is coming!!!  Tickets go on sale Monday morning, April 8th for $10 before spring break and $15 after spring break.  Get ready to 'Glitz and Glow!'


We are excited to welcome our new principal, Francis "Mac" McDougal to our school for the 2019-2020 year!


Congratulations to Susan Cox, our 2019-2020 teacher of the year for J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet School!


Our students had a great trip to Coastal Carolina to compete in this year's National History Day competition.  We appreciate their dedication and hard work!


 JPT's BETA Club has safely returned from the SC Convention and look at all the fun they had in Myrtle Beach!  Thank you to all of the students for representing JPT so well!


Congratulations to 7th grader, Kristan McKnight for winning the JPT school-wide spelling bee!



 Click on the image below to view a great video recapping the trip to the Barrier Islands.  Also, scroll to the bottom of this page to read the article that chronicles the great experience everyone had on this wonderful adventure.

Barrier Islands

Robotics Club is every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00.


Gaming Club is every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00.


Click Here to View our Back to School Newsletter

At its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, the Florence County
School District Three board of trustees approved four weather
make-up days for the school days lost to Hurricane Florence.
Your child will have school on these days. They are as follows:

January 3rd
February 22nd
March 15th
April 19th


Parents, click on the above image to access information on standards your child needs to meet to be successful in our global economy.


Teachers and staff, if you are going to be out and need to request sub coverage, please click on the image above.

Welcome to J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Magnet School – home of the Panthers. Students that choose to come here can expect a wonderful and unique educational experience!  Our objectives include an engaging curriculum that meets the following:

1. Prepare students for college with rigorous 21st century courses
2. Provide arts integrated learning experiences
3. Engage students in problem and project based lessons

J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet School will be a premier school of choice by providing arts integration, specialized learning experiences, a rigorous STEM curriculum, and individualized learning environments.  Starting in the 2018-19 school year our school will house grades 6-9.  The plan is to use a phase-in approach to gradually expand and become a 6th-12th grade school by the 2021-22 school year.  We look forward to starting this journey with our students next year!

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