Dear Students and Parents,
I am very excited to introduce you to Palmetto State E-cademy, a South Carolina public charter online high school that fits your student, your family, and your life.
At Palmetto State E-cademy, students receive a high-quality, personalized education that prepares them for life beyond high school. We accomplish this by offering a complete learning package which includes standards-based curriculum, an innovative virtual learning environment and an extensive support system involving teachers, learning coaches, guidance counselors, and staff who are personally committed to helping students realize their greatest potential.
The level of attention that students receive at Palmetto State E-cademy is exceptional:
- Standards-Based, Media-Rich Curriculum
More than 100 online core, world language, elective and AP® courses for grades 9-12 challenge students to excel across subject areas. Our courses are aligned to all South Carolina state standards so that students who graduate from Palmetto State E-cademy earn a State of South Carolina High School diploma.
- Experienced and Qualified Teachers
Our state-certified teachers are passionate about helping students learn and achieve in an online setting, while building valuable independent study habits that last a lifetime.
- Student Outreach Program
Each course is facilitated by a highly-qualified state certified teacher who leads weekly online classroom sessions and provides proactive, one-on-one support and encouragement throughout the school year. Our learning coaches facilitate student success in our virtual school, and our school counselors are always available by phone and email to assist students with their schedules and college or career planning. Additionally, students are assigned to a home room with a teacher and other students who live in the same area of the state. Home rooms get together for local activities, participate in competitions with other home rooms, and win prizes for their group.
- 21st Century Skills
Our online learning program prepares students for success in the 21st century. Palmetto State E-cademy students are empowered to set their own priorities and manage their own schedules while our curriculum fosters self-discipline, critical thinking, and confidence.
Palmetto State E-cademy is a perfect fit for any student
From competitive athletes, award-winning performers, and budding actors, to students who are taking care of family members or dealing with their own personal or health issues, seeking more academic rigor in their curriculum, or simply wanting to avoid the drama and distractions of a regular school – Palmetto State E-cademy provides a flexible, individualized, high-quality education for any student!
I encourage you to learn more about Palmetto State E-cademy by exploring our website or calling our admissions team. Feel free to call me with any questions you may have, too.
Dr. Barbara Stoops