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2023 Best High Schools in the Charleston Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Academic Magnet High School

    Charleston County School District, SC,

    9-12,

    281 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a senior at Academic Magnet High School and have attended all four years. This school is academically rigorous and pushes its students to succeed. The school's community is unified and safe in....

    Read 281 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Ashley Hall School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHARLESTON, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I think that Ashley Hall is a wonderful school even though I am in seventh grade it has already given me amazing social skills and prepares you for the next big thing every year. The school has some....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 637,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Wando High School

    Charleston County School District, SC,

    9-12,

    855 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Wando has a lot of opportunities to get involved through their vast amount of clubs. There are also plenty of leadership and AP/dual enrollment opportunities as well as plenty of class options....One problem is the class scheduling which can be very confusing and frustrating. That said, I have had all of my classes work out just fine. There is also a lack of communication which can also make...Overall, I have had a great experience at Wando!.

    Read 855 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Private High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Pinewood Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SUMMERVILLE, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love Pinewood Preparatory School! I enrolled to Pinewood my sophomore year the students, staff ,and faculty has made me feel welcome since day one. My school has not only prepared me for college....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 650,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Palmetto Scholars Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    South Carolina Public Charter School District, SC,

    6-12,

    76 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Palmetto Scholars Academy is a wonderful school that is relatively small and is bustling when exerience and talented teachers. The school has dual enrollement classes, FBLA, Mission Design, alongside other competitions to keep your student engaged within the school. The school itself has a growing music program and is...The teachers always intend to know their students and to be able to help them in their times of need with support from school conselors always being a constant.The school has a wide range of classes available including AP Calculus AB to GSSM's Accelerate program. Students are given many decisions and be informed about possible scholarship opportunities,...Overall a wonderful experience for gifted students as the school is intended to care for gifted and talented individuals..

    Read 76 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 516,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Public High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Oceanside Collegiate Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Charter Institute at Erskine, SC,

    9-12,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The school itself is still growing and getting bigger each year, but the community is amazing. Everybody knows everybody and everybody loves everybody! The academics are great! They challenge you but....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 669,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 48 to 1,

  7. #12 Best Public High Schools in Charleston Area.

    Philip Simmons High

    Berkeley County School District, SC,

    9-12,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Throughout high school, it was always hard for me to make friends. I had gone to private schools my entire life, and had been bullied at almost every one of them. I was very unhappy and not truly....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 648,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. #10 Best Private High Schools in Charleston Area.

    St. John's Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    MONCKS CORNER, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love that at SJCA age really does not matter. I have worked in the after school program and observed in other ways and one thing that I noticed over and over again is how much the young kids look....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 333,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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