Palmetto Christian Academy

  • 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.

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Palmetto Christian Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students586 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradePalmetto Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
Average SAT score1210

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notesplease refer to our website and click on Admissions.
Admissions DirectorLisa Shimakonis
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant
    Grades: NS-12 | 200 students
    4.3 miles
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843)884-3663
    4.3 NS-12
    200
  • Charleston
    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
    3.6 miles
    363 Seven Farms Dr
    Charleston, SC 29492
    (843)849-9599
    3.6 9-12
    700
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-8 | 82 students
    9.4 miles
    15 Crosscreek Drive
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)795-1762
    9.4 PK-8
    82
  • Charleston
    Grades: 1-12 | 908 students
    8.2 miles
    300 Albemarle Rd
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843)556-3620
    8.2 1-12
    908
  • Summerville
    Grades: NS-12 | 787 students
    13.8 miles
    104 Charger Drive
    Summerville, SC 29486
    (843)764-2285
    13.8 NS-12
    787

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Could not be happier with the curriculum, educational challenges, and most of all the love and support from all the teachers and staff. This is an amazing Christian environment that reinforces scriptural teaching from our home.
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