Top 10 Best South Carolina Charter Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 77 charter public schools serving 35,076 students in South Carolina.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in South Carolina are Greer Middle College Charter High School, Brashier Middle College 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 47% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 48% 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).

Best South Carolina Charter Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greer Middle College Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
138 West Mcelhaney Road
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 469-7571
Grades: 9-12
| 430 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Brashier Middle College
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1830 West Georgia Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680
(864) 757-1800
Grades: 9-12
| 435 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Greenville Technical Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
506 Pleasantburg Drive Buildin
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 250-8949
Grades: 9-12
| 431 students
Rank: #44.
East Link Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4328-g Wade Hampton Blvd
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 775-1818
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #55.
James Island Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1000 Ft. Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2754
Grades: 9-12
| 1,597 students
Rank: #66.
Green Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1440 Pelham Road
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 288-4134
Grades: K-10
| 753 students
Rank: #77.
Langston Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1950 Woodruff Road
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 286-9700
Grades: 6-8
| 454 students
Rank: #88.
Fox Creek Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
165 Shortcut Road
North Augusta, SC 29860
(803) 613-9435
Grades: 9-12
| 679 students
Rank: #99.
East Cooper Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
250 Ponsbury Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 216-2883
Grades: PK-8
| 377 students
Rank: #1010.
Orange Grove Charter
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1225 Orange Branch Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1520
Grades: PK-8
| 1,160 students
Rank: #1111.
Palmetto Scholars Academy
Charter School
Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7499 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 300-4119
Grades: 6-12
| 509 students
Rank: #1212.
Riverview Charter School
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
81 Savannah Highway
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 379-0133
Grades: K-8
| 646 students
Rank: #1313.
Palmetto Academy Of Learning And Success Charter
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
3021 Fred Nash Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 293-1725
Grades: K-8
| 313 students
Rank: #1414.
Ocsd5 High School For Health Professions
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Charter School Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 535-1693
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #1515.
Sc Whitmore School
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Commerce Drive Ne
Columbia, SC 29223
(866) 476-6416
Grades: 9-12
| 371 students
Rank: #1616.
Tall Pines Stem Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
82 Camp Long Road
Aiken, SC 29805
(803) 649-9512
Grades: 5-7
| 144 students
Rank: #1717.
York Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1047 Golden Gate Court
Rock Hill, SC 29732
(803) 324-4400
Grades: K-12
| 1,621 students
Rank: #1818.
Green Charter School Of The Midlands
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
7820 Broad River Road
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 563-5387
Grades: K-6
| 260 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cape Romain Environmental Education Charter School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1101 Old Cemetery Road
Mc Clellanville, SC 29458
(843) 887-3323
Grades: PK-8
| 191 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Youth Leadership Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
698 Concord Church Road
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 898-4511
Grades: 6-8
| 144 students
Rank: #2121.
East Point Academy
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1401 Leaphart Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 926-0524
Grades: PK-8
| 514 students
Rank: #2222.
Bridges Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29901
(843) 982-7737
Grades: K-10
| 664 students
Rank: #2323.
Carolina Voyager Charter
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30 Race Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 203-3891
Grades: K-5
| 243 students
Rank: #2424.
Anderson Five Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1225 South Mcduffie Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5538
Grades: 9-12
| 80 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 Avery Lane
Aiken, SC 29802
(803) 644-4824
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Phoenix Charter High School
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1423 Hotel Street
Alcolu, SC 29001
(803) 505-6800
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
Rank: #2727.
Coastal Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
247 Wildcat Way
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
(843) 235-0413
Grades: 1-8
| 245 students
Rank: #2828.
Discovery Charter Of Lancaster
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
302 West Dunlap Street
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-8430
Grades: K-5
| 107 students
Rank: #2929.
Lowcountry Leadership Charter School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5139 Gibson Road
Hollywood, SC 29449
(843) 889-5527
Grades: K-12
| 523 students
Rank: #3030.
High Point Academy
Charter School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6655 Pottery Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
(864) 316-9788
Grades: K-12
| 1,223 students
Rank: #3131.
Pee Dee Math Science And Technology Academy
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Docs Drive
Bishopville, SC 29010
(803) 428-8400
Grades: K-8
| 166 students
Rank: #3232.
Lead Academy
Charter School
Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
804 Maudlin Road
Greenville, SC 29606
(864) 770-1790
Grades: K-8
| 388 students
Rank: #3333.
Next High School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Wade Hampton Boulevard
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 214-6398
Grades: 6-12
| 347 students
Rank: #3434.
Spartanburg Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
385 South Spring Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 621-3882
Grades: K-8
| 467 students
Rank: #3535.
Legacy Early College
Charter School
Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Woodside Avenue
Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 248-0646
Grades: K-12
| 1,356 students
Show 42 more public schools in South Carolina (out of 77 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
New Study Confirms That Private Schools Are No Better Than Public Schools
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents Refuse Common Core Testing
Parents nationwide are opting out of state testing. Hoping to send a message to lawmakers, they are refusing to allow their children to take standardized tests.