Palmetto Christian Academy

     Tel: (843)881-9967
Grades: K - 12 | 492 students
Palmetto Christian Academy is a Preschool-12 co-educational, college preparatory day school.
Our academic program is rooted in the Christian faith and the classical tradition.
The lower school program of education focuses on a child’s development, incorporates hands-on learning experiences, and nurtures creativity and thinking skills.
Students gain knowledge that will be foundational for later learning- reading, writing, math, history, and science.
Our program includes daily Bible study, early language study, and strong music and art programs.
A Christ-centered program of study encourages students to embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ and to address the implications of their faith in all of life.
Weekly chapel services centered around a monthly character trait is geared to focus on Scripture and issues of faith to help students develop a heart that embraces God’s love and truth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 492 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Palmetto Christian Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Average SAT score 1210

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes please refer to our website and click on Admissions.
Admissions Director Lisa Shimakonis

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop England High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trident Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christ Our King - Stella Maris School (3.7 miles away)
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