Porter-gaud School

300 Albemarle Rd,
Charleston, SC, 29407-0294
Tel: (843)556-3620
Porter-Gaud School is a coeducational, independent, college-preparatory, day school.
In accordance with our ties to the Episcopal Church, we acknowledge the sovereignty of God, recognize the worth of the individual, and seek to cultivate a school community that endows its citizens with a foundation of character and intellect.
Porter-Gaud fosters a challenging academic environment that honors excellence in teaching and learning, respects differences, expects honesty, and applauds achievement.
The school strives to create an environment that nurtures and protects what we value most in our children their faith, their curiosity, their talents, their integrity, their humanity, and their dreams.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 878 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Porter-gaud School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is James Island Christian School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mason Preparatory School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is James Island Christian School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Charleston Mason Preparatory School
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston , SC , 29401
    (843)723-0664
    1  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Charleston
    The O'quinn School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1567 Harbor View Rd
    Charleston , SC , 29412
    (843)795-6708
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  312  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Charleston
    James Island Christian School
    (Christian)
    15 Crosscreek Drive
    Charleston , SC , 29412
    (843)795-1762
    (Christian)
    1.2  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Charleston
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    7 Saint Teresa Dr
    Charleston , SC , 29407
    (843)766-2128
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Charleston
    Ashley Hall School
    All-girls 
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston , SC , 29403
    (843)722-4088
    All-girls 
    1.4  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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