Charleston Day School

15 Archdale St,
Charleston, SC, 29401-0294
Tel: (843)377-0315
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 8

Student Body

Total Students 216 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Charleston Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby 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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    (Baptist)
    48 Meeting St
    Charleston , SC , 29401
    (843)722-6646
    (Baptist)
    0.4  mi  |  488  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Charleston
    The Charleston Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    888-A King St
    Charleston , SC , 29403
    (843)577-4495
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  170  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Charleston
    Mason Preparatory School
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston , SC , 29401
    (843)723-0664
    0.8  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Charleston
    Ashley Hall School
    All-girls 
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston , SC , 29403
    (843)722-4088
    All-girls 
    0.9  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Charleston
    Porter-gaud School
    (Episcopal)
    300 Albemarle Rd
    Charleston , SC , 29407
    (843)556-3620
    (Episcopal)
    1.7  mi  |  903  students  |  Gr.  1-12

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