Best High Schools in the Charleston, SC Area
Carolina School Hub provides school rankings and test data on the best high schools in Charleston, SC and its suburbs. See student growth information, assessment data and independent ratings on 26 high schools in the Charleston area including Academic Magnet High School, Palmetto Scholars Academy, and Charleston School of the Arts. Here you'll find information on high schools in Charleston and some of its key suburbs including Summerville SC, North Charleston SC, and Mt. Pleasant SC.
The list below is not meant be used as a definitive guide to which area high school would be best for any individual student. For schools that are close to one another in rankings, differences in available data are in most cases very small.
On this site, you'll find SAT data and/or other assessment information for the best high schools in Charleston and its suburbs - as well as in other major metro areas in the Carolinas. Use Carolina School Hub as your starting point for researching public high schools in North Carolina and South Carolina. Here you'll also find rankings of the best elementary schools in Charleston and the best middle schools in Charleston and its suburbs.
Ranking of Charleston Area's Best High Schools
|1||Academic Magnet High School||North Charleston, SC|
|2||Palmetto Scholars Academy||North Charleston, SC|
|3||Charleston School of the Arts||North Charleston, SC|
|4||Wando High School||Mt. Pleasant, SC|
|5||Berkeley County Middle College||Moncks Corner, SC|
|6||Ashley Ridge High School||Summerville, SC|
|7||James Island Charter High School||Charleston, SC|
|8||Summerville High School||Summerville, SC|
|9||Oceanside Collegiate Academy||Mount Pleasant, SC|
|10||Fort Dorchester High School||North Charleston, SC|
|11||Stratford High School||Goose Creek, SC|
|12||Hanahan High School||Hanahan, SC|
|13||Cane Bay High School||Summerville, SC|
|14||Charleston Charter School for Math and Science||Charleston, SC|
|15||Berkeley High School||Moncks Corner, SC|
|16||Goose Creek High School||Goose Creek, SC|
|17||St Johns High School||Johns Island, SC|
|18||Lowcountry Leadership Charter School||Hollywood, SC|
|19||Woodland High School||Dorchester, SC|
|20||West Ashley High School||Charleston, SC|
|21||R B Stall High School||North Charleston, SC|
|22||Military Magnet Academy||North Charleston, SC|
|23||Cross High School||Cross, SC|
|24||Timberland High School||St. Stephen, SC|
|25||Baptist Hill High School||Hollywood, SC|
|26||Burke High School||Charleston, SC|
Rankings for the best high schools in the Charleston area were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.
You can click on a specific school name above for more information on test scores, student data and more.
High Schools in Charleston SC Area - Click any of the pushpins below to see more details on each school
High Schools on this page were drawn from the following counties:
Deciding on a High School
Deciding which Charleston area high school is best for your child requires consideration of a number of factors. Most area high schools offer a well-rounded curriculum, without an area of true specialization. Others may be more specialized in terms of their curriculum.
In addition, some high schools in Charleston and its South Carolina suburbs offer a wide range of sports and other extracurricular activities, while others offer a more limited set of opportunities. One size does not fit all when it comes to choosing a high school in the Charleston area.
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