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Private Schools

More than 65 private and parochial schools serve the tri-county Charleston metropolian area. Combined with quality public schools in the region, this provides parents with a well-rounded choice of educational opportunities for their children.

It is estimated that approximately 11,200 students in the region attend private and parochial schools.

A great place to start your private school search is with the Tri-County Admissions Council, organize in 1987, it is a group of admissions directors and administrators from twenty independent schools in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties of South Carolina.

This collaborative organization meets monthly for the purpose of discussing relevant admissions topics, legislative issues affecting independent schools and marketing information. The members also visit schools represented on the council to become familiar with the characteristics, educational opportunities and the admissions requirements of each.

Tri-County Admissions Council
P.O. Box 1733
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29485

The following is just a sampling of some of the offerings of the region's independent schools.

NAME

LOCATION

GRADES 

Addleston Hebrew Academy

Charleston

PK - 8

Ashley Hall

Charleston

PK - 12 

Bishop England High School 

Daniel Island

9 - 12 

Cathedral Academy

North Charleston 

PK - 12

Charles Town Montessori

Charleston

Ungraded 

Charleston Collegiate

John's Island 

K - 12 

Charleston Day School

Charleston 

1 - 8 

Chesterbrook Academy

Mt. Pleasant 

1 - 5 

Divine Redeemer Catholic School

Hanahan

K - 8 

Dorchester Academy

St. George 

K - 12 

 

First Baptist Church School

Charleston 

PK - 12 

First Baptist Church School

Mt. Pleasant

K - 12 

Mason Preparatory School

Charleston 

1 - 8 

Northside Christian School 

North Charleston

PK - 12 

Northwood Academy

North Charleston 

PK - 12

St. John's Christian Academy

Moncks Corner

PK - 12 

Summerville Catholic School 

Summerville

PK - 8 

Pinewood Preparatory School

Summerville 

K - 12 

Porter-Gaud School

Charleston 

1 - 12