Porter-gaud School

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.

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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 AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12

Student Body

Total Students935 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Porter-gaud School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
    1.4 miles
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403
    (843) 722-4088
    1.4 PK-12
    756
  • Charleston
    Grades: K-8 | 281 students
    1 miles
    56 Halsey Blvd
    Charleston, SC 29401
    (843) 723-0664
    1 K-8
    281
  • Mount Pleasant
    Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
    5.8 miles
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843) 884-3663
    5.8 PK-8
    156
  • Charleston
    Grades: 9-12 | 676 students
    6.4 miles
    363 Seven Farms Dr
    Charleston, SC 29492
    (843) 849-9599
    6.4 9-12
    676
  • Charleston
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
    1.4 miles
    7 Saint Teresa Dr
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 766-2128
    1.4 PK-8
    269

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,238 for elementary schools and $7,049 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).