Thank you for your interest in The Carolina Academy! We have been inspiring students with a well-rounded, challenging, and innovative independent school education for over fifty years! The Carolina Academy holds true to its mission of fostering a challenging academic environment that honors teaching and learning, respects differences, expects honesty, and applauds achievement. All great journeys start with a first step, and we encourage you to find out what we are about at The Carolina Academy.

The Carolina Academy admits students of any color, race, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, and activities generally accorded and made available to students at the school. With limited size, new students are contacted for possible admission according to the date the application was made. We accept applications at any time. Before a student is considered for admissions, the following items need to be submitted:

  • A completed Application through FACTS.
  • Copy of most recent standardized test results
  • Attendance, disciplinary, and psychological data
  • Appointment for interview (Grades 7-12)

2K, 3K, 4K, 5K and First Grade Admissions

It is the policy of The Carolina Academy that all 2K, 3K, 4K, 5K and first grade students must be two, three, four, five or six years old, respectively, on or before September 1st prior to enrollment unless the Board of Directors rules otherwise. All 2K, 3K, 4K, 5K and first grade students must have immunization forms, a birth certificate, and social security card as required by law. All pre-school (3K and 4K) and daycare students are required by the South Carolina Department of Social Services Child Care Regulatory Services to complete a General Record and Statement of Child’s Health for admission to a childcare facility form. The form is available in the school office.

The Carolina Academy is an independent, non-profit organization.