Lifestyles of Charleston County, SC

Education in Mount Plesant

Charleston County School District Vision:

Every child will graduate from CCSD with the critical skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college and the 21st Century global workforce.


Charleston County School District Overview

As the second-largest school district in South Carolina, Charleston County School District offers a wealth of resources and opportunities to each and every one of its students. The district serves over 49,000 students in a diverse community that ranges from urban to rural and covers over 1,000 square miles of coastal lands. The district employs over 3,400 full-time teachers and 600 teaching assistants and boasts a graduation rate of 83.8%.


Meet the Schools of Mount Pleasant

If you're looking for outstanding public education, Mount Pleasant is the place to find it! With every single one of it's schools rated an 8 or better (excellent) by the GreatSchools rating system, there's no doubt as to the excellence of the public learning opportunities available to students of every age.

Elementary Schools & GreatSchools Ratings

  • Charles Pinckney - 10
  • Belle Hall - 10
  • Jennie Moore - 9
  • James B. Edwards - 8
  • Sullivan’s Island - 10
  • Marnie Whitesides - 9
  • Mt Pleasant Academy - 10
  • Daniel Island - 10
  • East Cooper Montessori Charter - 9

Middle Schools & GreatSchools Ratings

  • Laing - 9
  • Moultrie - 10
  • Thomas C. Cario - 10

High Schools & GreatSchools Ratings

  • Wando High - 8


Programs and Opportunities for Students

To ensure that the specialized needs of every student are met and every individual has a chance to grow and develop, Charleston County School District offers a wealth of academic and extracurricular programs to children. Specialized schools include neighborhood, charter, magnet, and Montessori. Special academic programs include the IB (International Baccalaureate), career and technology education, STEM Initiative, ROTC, Head Start, and both Special Education and Advanced Learning opportunities.


Explore Life in Mount Pleasant, SC

Want to learn even more about the opportunities available to both students and adults in the beautiful city of Mount Pleasant, SC? Now is the time to explore life outside of the bustling city of Charleston, where quiet seaside recreation meets a bustling small-town charm. Contact me today and let's get started exploring!