Schools

Schools


Charleston offers an excellent variety of schools for it's residents. Public schools systems are operated in all three counties (Charleston, Berkely, Dorchester) in the Charleston area. Many fine private schooling options are available as well.

For an overview all public and private education facilites, continue reading below.

Charleston County School District

Main Office

75 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Ph:
843-937-6300
Web site:
www.charleston.k12.sc.us/

Private Schools

Porter-Gaud

300 Albemarle Rd.
Charleston, SC 29407
Ph:
843-556-3620
Web site:
www.portergaud.edu

Porter Gaud is an independent, college preparatory school with ties to the Episcopal Church. Founded in 1867, it is a co-educationalday schoolwith an enrollment of 940 students in grades K through 12 and average class sizes of 15. The faculty includes 95 full-time teachers, 65% 0f whom hold Master Degrees or higher. All Porter-Gaud graduates attend four-year colleges, and the Class of 2003 earned average SAT scores of 636 verbal and 635 math.

Bishop England

363 Seven Farms Drive
Charleston, SC 29492
Ph:
843-849-9599
Web site:
www.behs.com/

As an institution of the Catholic Church, it is the mission of Bishop England High School to foster a faith community characterized by the Gospel message of mutual respect and charity. The school endeavors to promote the spiritual, intellectual, and physical growth of the individual through the combined efforts of parents/guardians and faculty by establishing the best possible environment for learning: a climate of safety, trust, and respect for the individual and an appreciation for the acquisition of learning.