Charleston County School District (CCSD) is a nationally-accredited school district committed to providing equitable and quality educational opportunities for all of its students. CCSD is the second-largest school system in South Carolina and represents a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools spanning 1,300 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves approximately 49,000 students in 88 schools and specialized programs.
CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), Montessori, and charter schools. Options include programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military.
The mission of CCSD is to educate and support every child in achieving college, career, and citizenship readiness.
CCSD is a premier school system in which:
every child is supported in and out of school,
every child succeeds academically,
every child will graduate from high school prepared for employment in the modern workforce or credential completion or postsecondary degree, and
every student, teacher, principal and staff member is valued and respected with the opportunity to learn every day.
Our Partnership with DonorsChoose
Thanks to DonorsChoose, our teachers can share information about their innovative classroom projects. Thousands of CCSD teachers and students have benefited from the collective impact of donors within our community and across the country. CCSD schools are grateful for the generosity of DonorsChoose donors who keep students at the heart of our work.
DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America create classroom project requests, and you can give any amount to the project that inspires you.