The Charleston area offers a number of the best-performing schools in South Carolina. The region is divided into four public school districts that support more than 130 schools and serve 90,000 students - or nearly 90% of the school-age population. In addition to Magnet and Charter Programs within the county, gifted students are eligible to attend the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities or the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics - ranked among the best academic secondary schools in the nation. More than 75 independent schools also serve the Berkley-Charleston-Dorchester Tri-County Region, educating over 11,000 students.
Below are some websites that give a closer look into the education system here in the Charleston area:
(71) - Hanahan, (72) - Southeastern Goose Creek, (73) -Northwestern Goose Creek, (74) - Berkeley Triangle, (75) - Rural Berkeley County, (76) - Moncks Corner and Pinopolis, (77) - Daniel Island, (78) - Cainhoy/Wando
(11) - West Ashley Inside Mark Clark, (12) - West Ashley Outside Mark Clark, (13) - Rural West Ashley, (21) - James Island, (22) - Folly Beach and Outer James Island, (23) - Johns Island, (24) - Wadmalaw Island, (26) - Edisto Island, (31) - North Charleston Inside Mark Clark, (32) - North Charleston Outside Mark Clark, (41) - Mt. Pleasant Beyond 41, (42) - Mt. Pleasant Out to Hwy 41, (43) - Sullivan's Island, (44) - Isle of Palms, (45) - Wild Dunes, (47) - Awendaw/McClellanville, (51) - Peninsula Charleston Below Crosstown, (52) - Peninsula Charleston Above Crosstown
(61) - Dorchester Road Corridor Below Ladson Road, (62) - Dorchester County-Ladson to Bacons Bridge and Rural Southwest, (63) - Bacons Bridge Road to Four Hole Swamp, (64) - Dorchester County Above Four Hole Swamp
GreatSchools.net - South Carolina