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Mt. Pleasant – Education & Schools

One of the first questions families relocating to the Mt. Pleasant area ask about — is education. The Charleston area offers a wide variety of options to fit the needs of your child or children. From public schools to private schools to magnet schools that cater to the needs and abilities of your child(ren)…you surely will find an educational facility that will accommodate the requirements of you and your family.

 

Public Schools:
The Town of Mount Pleasant resides in the Moultrie
Constituent District of Charleston County. The Town has eleven public schools.

One High School:
Wando High School
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/wando_hs.php
(Completed in June 2004)

Three Middle Schools:
Thomas Cario
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/thomas_cario_ms.php

Laing
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/laing_ms.php

Moultrie
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/moultrie_ms.php

Eight Elementary Schools:

Mount Pleasant Academy
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/mt_pleasant_academy.php

Belle Hall
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/belle_hall.php

Mamie Whitesides
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/mamie_p_whitesides.php

Jennie Moore

http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/jennie_moore_es.php

Charles Pinckney
http://ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/charles_pinckney.php

James B. Edwards
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/james_b_edwards.php

Laurel Hill Primary
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/laurel_hill.php

Sullivans Island
http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/K12/sullivans_island.php

Magnet Schools (Part of Charleston County School District):
In addition to the above schools, there are 9 Magnet Schools in the Charleston area run by the County. In order to be eligible for attendance to a Charleston Magnet School, the student’s legal residence must be in Charleston County.

Please visit http://www.ccsdschools.com/Schools/Magnet.php for additional information. Residents must apply in order to attend and it is competitive!

Private Schools

Addlestone Hebrew Academy
1639 Wallenberg Boulevard
Charleston , SC  29407
18 months-8th
843-571-1105
http://www.addlestone.org

Ashley Hall
172 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston , SC  29403
Ages 2-4 (coed)
K-12 (all girls)
843-722-4088
http://www.ashleyhall.org

Bishop England High School
363 Seven Farms Drive
Charleston/Daniel Island , SC  29492
9th-12th grade
843-849-9599
http://www.behs.com

Charles Towne Montessori School
56 Leinbach Drive
Charleston , SC  29407
12 mos to 14 years
843-571-1140
http://www.charlestownemontessori.org

Charleston Catholic School
888 King Street
Charleston , SC  29403
K4-8th grade
843-577-4495
http://sites.slicker.com/charlestoncatholic

Charleston Collegiate
2024 Academy Drive
Johns Island , SC  29455
K5-12th grade
843-559-5506
http://www.charlestoncollegiate.org

Charleston Day School 
1-8th grade
843-722-7791
http://www.charlestondayschool.org

Christ Our King Stella Marais School
1183 Russell Drive
Mount Pleasant , SC  29464
K4-8th grade
843-884-4721
http://www.coksm.org

Coastal Christian Preparatory School
681 McCants Drive
Mount Pleasant , SC  29464
K3-12th grade
843-884-3663
http://coastalchristian.org

First Baptist Church School
48 Meeting Street
Charleston , SC  29401
K3-12th grade
843-884-6646
http://www.fbschool.org

Harvest Baptist School
8310 Dorchester Road
Charleston , SC  29418
K2-12th grade
843-552-4105
843-552-4135

James Island Christian School 
K4-12th grade
843-795-1762
http://www.jics.org

Mason Preparatory School
56 Halsey Drive
Charleston , SC  29401
1st-8th grade
843-723-0664
http://www.masonprep.org

Northside Christian School
7800 Northside Drive
North Charleston , SC  29420
K3-12th grade
843-797-2690
http://www.northsideministries.com/

Northwood Academy
263 Otranto Road
North Charleston , SC  29406
K4-12th grade
843-764-2285
http://www.northwoodacademy.com/

Palmetto Christian Academy
361 Egypt Road
Mount Pleasant , SC  2946
4K-12th grade
843-881-9967
http://www.palmettochristianacademy.org

Pinewood Preparatory School
1114 Orangeburg Road
Summerville , SC  29483
K4-12th grade
843-873-1643
http://www.pinewoodprep.com

Porter-Gaud School
300 Albemarle Road
Charleston , SC  29407
K-12th grade
843-556-3620
http://www.portergaud.edu

Archibald Rutledge Academy
1011 Old Cemetery Road
McClellanville , SC  29458
K4-12th grade
843-887-3323
http://www.archibaldrutledgeacademy.com/

St. John Catholic School
3921 Saint Johns Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
K4-8th grade
843-744-3901
http://www.saintjohncatholicsc.org/schoolsite/index.php

Summerville Catholic School
226 Black Oak Blvd
Summerville , SC  29485
K4-8th grade
843-873-9310
http://www.summervillecatholic.org

Additional Resources Related to Education in the Charleston Area:

Here are some additional links that might prove to be useful to you:
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee: http://ed.sc.gov/

South Carolina Department of Education: http://ed.sc.gov/

South Carolina School Reports: http://www.charleston.net/schoolreportcards/?appSession=107964051331050

Below please find a document outlining the Universities and Colleges in the Charleston area.
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