Charleston Day School

Tel: (843)377-0315
Grades: 1-8 | 211 students
Charleston Day School is a unique school, serving students in grades 1-8 on an urban campus located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina.
Our student body of approximately 180 students thrives in this personal environment where all the students and faculty members know one another.
Charleston Day focuses on the primary, elementary and middle school years, and our program prepares students for the eventual challenges of high school, college, graduate school, and life.
The mission of Charleston Day School is to foster scholarship, integrity, respect and responsibility in our students.
This straightforward mission provides direction for each member of the school community and reminds us that academic development shares equal billing with the formation of character and integrity in our youngest generation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students 211 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Charleston Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is First Baptist School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Baptist School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 488 students
    0.4 miles
    48 Meeting St
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-8 | 170 students
    0.6 miles
    888-A King St
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Charleston
    Grades: 1-8 | 335 students
    0.8 miles
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Charleston
    Grades: NS-12 | 596 students
    0.9 miles
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Charleston
    Calvary Episcopal Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 35 students
    1.3 miles
    106 Line St
    Charleston, SC 29403

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The average private school tuition in Charleston County, SC is $9,826 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charleston County, SC is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).