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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 85 public schools in Charleston County, SC, serving 50,828 students.
  • Charleston County, SC public school have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Charleston County have an average ranking in the top 20% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Charleston County, SC are Oceanside Collegiate Academy, Buist Academy and James Island Charter High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Charleston County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A. C. Corcoran Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8585 Vistavia Road
    Charleston, SC 29406
    (843)764-2218

    Grades: PK-4 | 661 students
  • Academic Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5109-a West Enterprise Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)746-1300

    Grades: 9-12 | 664 students
  • Allegro Charter School Of Music Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    120 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
    (843)297-8033

    Grades: 6-11 | 183 students
  • Angel Oak Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6134 Chisolm Road
    Johns Island, SC 29455
    (843)559-6412

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1871 Wallace School Road
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843)763-1555

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Baptist Hill High School Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5117 Baptist Hill Road
    Hollywood, SC 29449
    (843)889-2277

    Grades: 6-12 | 482 students
  • Belle Hall Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 10%
    385 Egypt Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843)849-2841

    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
  • Buist Academy Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 94%
    Rank: Top 1%
    103 Calhoun Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
    (843)724-7750

    Grades: K-8 | 486 students
  • Burke High School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 30%
    244 President Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)579-4815

    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
  • C. E. Williams Middle School For Creative And Scientific Art Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    640 Butte Street
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843)763-1529

    Grades: 6-8 | 664 students
  • Camp Road Middle School
    1484 Camp Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)762-2784

    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
  • Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1101 Old Cemetery Road
    Mc Clellanville, SC 29458
    (843)887-3323

    Grades: PK-8 | 191 students
  • Carolina Park Elementary School
    3650 Park Avenue Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843)856-8060

    Grades: PK-5 | 663 students
  • Carolina Voyager Charter Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 Race Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)203-3891

    Grades: K-5 | 243 students
  • Charles Pinckney Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3300 Thomas Cario Boulevard
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843)856-4585

    Grades: 3-5 | 767 students
  • Charleston Charter School For Math And Science Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1002 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)720-3185

    Grades: 6-12 | 554 students
  • Charleston Development Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    233 Line Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)722-2689

    Grades: PK-8 | 183 students
  • Charleston Progressive Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    382 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)720-2967

    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
  • Charleston School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 5%
    5109-b West Enterprise Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)529-4990

    Grades: 6-12 | 1113 students
  • Chicora Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3100 Carner Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)746-2210

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Deer Park Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2263 Otranto Road
    Charleston, SC 29406
    (843)990-5200

    Grades: 5-7 | 561 students
  • Drayton Hall Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3138 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843)852-0678

    Grades: PK-5 | 829 students
  • E.b. Ellington Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5540 Old Jacksonboro Road
    Ravenel, SC 29470
    (843)889-9411

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • East Cooper Montessori Charter Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    250 Ponsbury Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843)216-2883

    Grades: PK-8 | 377 students
  • Edith L. Frierson Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6133 Maybank Highway
    Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
    (843)559-4500

    Grades: PK-5 | 98 students
  • Edmund A. Burns Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3795 Spruill Avenue
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)745-7113

    Grades: 2-5 | 283 students
  • Garrett Academy Of Technology Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2731 Gordon Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)745-7126

    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
  • Greg Mathis Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2872 Azalea Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843)557-1611

    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
  • Harbor View Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1576 Harbor View Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)762-2749

    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
  • Haut Gap Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1861 Bohicket Road
    Johns Island, SC 29455
    (843)559-6418

    Grades: 5-8 | 475 students
  • Hunley Park Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1000 Michigan Avenue
    Charleston Afb, SC 29404
    (843)767-5914

    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
  • James B. Edwards Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    885 Von Kolnitz Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843)849-2805

    Grades: PK-5 | 568 students
  • James Island Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1000 Ft. Johnson Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)762-2754

    Grades: 9-12 | 1597 students
  • James Island Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1872 Grimball Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)762-8240

    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
  • James Simons Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    741 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)724-7763

    Grades: PK-8 | 401 students
  • Show 50 more public schools in Charleston County, SC (out of 85 total schools)
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