Palmetto Academy, Inc.

913 Wappoo Road,
Charleston, SC, 29407-0294
Tel: (843)571-7740
Palmetto Academy Inc.
provides a Christian education for 6th through 12th grade.
Palmetto Academy proudly accepts and issues I-20's to international students.
Some of our former international students have come from Thailand, China, Tiawan and the Philippines.
International students with language barriers strive at Palmetto Academy because of our small classroom size.
We truly understand that your child might struggle and might have difficulties with the traditional classrooms, making them feel frustrated and leading them to not believe in themselves.
At our academy, our fully trained staff strives to enrich the lives of all of our students in making them feel loved and important.
Our goal is to show your child how to discover his or her inner strengths and creativity through our learning programs and care.
Since our classes are small, our teachers have the capability to work with your child on a one-on-one basis, providing personal attention that always leads to great academic success.
An accommodated curriculum is also provided for students with learning disabilities, Palmetto Academy's high school curriculum offers both general and college prep courses.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, short attention span
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 22 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Palmetto Academy, Inc. Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 25%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 30 courses
Advanced Courses Geometry,  Algebra I,  Algebra II,  American Government,  Biology,  Chemistry,  CP English II,  CP English III,  CP English IV,  Economics,  Global Studies I,  Global Studies II,  Marine Biology,  Physical Science,  Physics,  Pre-Algebra,  US History, Algebra III/Trig., Pre-Calculus, Sociology, Street Law, South Carolina History, Entrepreneur, Business Math, Health/PE, Art, Drama, CP English I  
Average SAT score 1100
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(monogram school polo shirt, khaki, black or navy blue pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes Tuition can be paid monthly (10 months), semester or yearly. Discounts are given on semester and one time yearly payments.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $150
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Margaret Stoucker
Admissions Associate margaretstoucker@aol.com

School Notes:

  • Palmetto Academy Inc. provides a Christian education for 6th through 12th grade.Palmetto Academy proudly accepts and issues I-20's to international students. Some of our former international students have come from Thailand, China, Tiawan and the Philippines. International students with language barriers strive at Palmettto Academy because of our small classroom size. We truly understand that your child might struggle and might have difficulties with the traditional classrooms, making them feel frustrated and leading them to not believe in themselves. At our academy, our fully trained staff strives to enrich the lives of all of our students in making them feel loved and important. Our goal is to show your child how to discover his or her inner strengths and creativity through our learning programs and care. Since our classes are small, our teachers have the capability to work with your child on a one-on-one basis, providing personal attention that always leads to great academic success. An accommodated curriculum is also provided for students with learning disabilities. Palmetto Academy's high school curriculum offers both general and college prep courses.

  • Profile last updated: 08/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is James Island Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Andrews Presbyterian Weekday School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ashley River Child Development Center (1.5 miles away)
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