Charleston Day School

  • Charleston Day School is a unique school, serving students in grades 1-8 on an urban campus located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Our student body of approximately 180 students thrives in this personal environment where all the students and faculty members know one another.
  • Charleston Day focuses on the primary, elementary and middle school years, and our program prepares students for the eventual challenges of high school, college, graduate school, and life.
  • The mission of Charleston Day School is to foster scholarship, integrity, respect and responsibility in our students.
  • This straightforward mission provides direction for each member of the school community and reminds us that academic development shares equal billing with the formation of character and integrity in our youngest generation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students228 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradeCharleston Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston
    Grades: NS-12 | 682 students
    0.9 miles
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843)965-8501
    0.9 NS-12
    682
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-8 | 92 students
    7.9 miles
    2014 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843)556-4480
    7.9 PK-8
    92
  • Charleston
    Grades: 1-12 | 908 students
    1.7 miles
    300 Albemarle Rd
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843)556-3620
    1.7 1-12
    908
  • Summerville
    Grades: NS-12 | 787 students
    14.4 miles
    104 Charger Drive
    Summerville, SC 29486
    (843)764-2285
    14.4 NS-12
    787

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,136 for elementary schools and $6,741 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).