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

Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 903 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 14%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
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 The O''quinn School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Charleston Mason Preparatory School
    Coed  (Nonsectarians)
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston , SC , 29401
    Coed  (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  328  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Charleston
    The O''quinn School
    Coed | Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1567 Harbor View Rd
    Charleston , SC , 29412
    Coed | Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Charleston
    James Island Christian School
    15 Crosscreek Drive
    Charleston , SC , 29412
    1.2  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Charleston
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    7 Saint Teresa Dr
    Charleston , SC , 29407
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Charleston
    Ashley Hall School
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston , SC , 29403
    All-girls  (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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