Top 10 Best South Carolina Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 78 charter public schools serving 35,331 students in South Carolina.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in South Carolina are Brashier Middle College, Oceanside Collegiate Academy and Greenville Technical Charter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Carolina charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Top South Carolina Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Brashier Middle College Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1830 West Georgia Road
    Simpsonville, SC 29680
    (864) 757-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Oceanside Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    580 Faison Street
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843) 936-7128

    Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Greenville Technical Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    506 Pleasantburg Drive Buildin
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 250-8949

    Grades: 9-12 | 431 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Greer Middle College Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    138 West Mcelhaney Road
    Taylors, SC 29687
    (864) 469-7571

    Grades: 9-12 | 430 students
  • Rank: #55.
    James Island Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1000 Ft. Johnson Road
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843) 762-2754

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,597 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Green Charter School Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1440 Pelham Road
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864) 288-4134

    Grades: K-10 | 753 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Palmetto Scholars Academy Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7499 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 300-4119

    Grades: 6-12 | 509 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Langston Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1950 Woodruff Road
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 286-9700

    Grades: 6-8 | 454 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Gray Collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3833 Leaphart Road
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 951-3321

    Grades: 9-12 | 446 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    East Cooper Montessori Charter Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    250 Ponsbury Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 216-2883

    Grades: PK-8 | 377 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ocsd5 High School For Health Professions Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    130 Charter School Road
    Orangeburg, SC 29115
    (803) 535-1693

    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Orange Grove Charter Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1225 Orange Branch Road
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 763-1520

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,160 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Coastal Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3710 Palmetto Pointe Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 294-9337

    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Youth Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    698 Concord Church Road
    Pickens, SC 29671
    (864) 898-4511

    Grades: 6-8 | 144 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Palmetto Academy Of Learning And Success Charter Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3021 Fred Nash Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
    (843) 293-1725

    Grades: K-8 | 313 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Riverview Charter School Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    81 Savannah Highway
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 379-0133

    Grades: K-8 | 646 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Fox Creek Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    165 Shortcut Road
    North Augusta, SC 29860
    (803) 613-9435

    Grades: 9-12 | 679 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Sc Whitmore School Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    501 Commerce Drive Ne
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (866) 476-6416

    Grades: 9-12 | 371 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Odyssey Online Learning School Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    200 Arbor Lake Drive Suite 301
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803) 735-9110

    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Tall Pines Stem Academy Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    82 Camp Long Road
    Aiken, SC 29805
    (803) 649-9512

    Grades: 5-7 | 144 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    York Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1047 Golden Gate Court
    Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (803) 324-4400

    Grades: K-12 | 1,621 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Bridges Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1100 Boundary Street
    Beaufort, SC 29901
    (843) 982-7737

    Grades: K-10 | 664 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    East Point Academy Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1401 Leaphart Street
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 926-0524

    Grades: PK-8 | 514 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Discovery Charter Of Lancaster Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    302 West Dunlap Street
    Lancaster, SC 29720
    (803) 285-8430

    Grades: K-5 | 107 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Coastal Montessori Charter Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    247 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 235-0413

    Grades: 1-8 | 245 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1101 Old Cemetery Road
    Mc Clellanville, SC 29458
    (843) 887-3323

    Grades: PK-8 | 191 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Carolina Voyager Charter Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    30 Race Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 203-3891

    Grades: K-5 | 243 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Phoenix Charter High School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1423 Hotel Street
    Alcolu, SC 29001
    (803) 505-6800

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2014 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 556-1070

    Grades: K-12 | 38 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Richland Two Charter High School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7900 Brookmont Lane
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 419-1348

    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    130 Avery Lane
    Aiken, SC 29802
    (803) 644-4824

    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Mevers School Of Excellence Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7750 Henry Brown Boulevard
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843) 872-9762

    Grades: K-6 | 641 students
  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Spartanburg Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    385 South Spring Street
    Spartanburg, SC 29306
    (864) 621-3882

    Grades: K-8 | 467 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Next High School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2000 Wade Hampton Boulevard
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864) 214-6398

    Grades: 6-12 | 347 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Lead Academy Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    804 Maudlin Road
    Greenville, SC 29606
    (864) 770-1790

    Grades: K-8 | 388 students
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