Porter-gaud School

300 Albemarle Rd
Charleston, SC 29407-0294
Tel: (843)556-3620
Grades: 1-12 | 898 students
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 898 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Porter-gaud School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private 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
    Grades: 1-8 | 335 students
    1 miles
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 160 students
    1.2 miles
    15 Crosscreek Drive
    Charleston, SC 29412
  • Charleston
    The O'quinn School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 623 students
    1.2 miles
    1567 Harbor View Rd
    Charleston, SC 29412
  • Charleston
    Grades: NS-12 | 596 students
    1.4 miles
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Charleston
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
    1.4 miles
    7 Saint Teresa Dr
    Charleston, SC 29407

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