A South Carolina Virtual Online Public Charter High School

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Palmetto State E-cademy is an accredited, tuition-free virtual charter high school for South Carolina residents. We are a complete online high school that fits your student, your schedule, and your family with an innovative, high-quality alternative to the traditional learning experience.


Palmetto State E-cademy provides a core high school curriculum for grades 9-12 based on South Carolina’s state-approved high school curriculum. Twenty-four credits are required to graduate from Palmetto State E-cademy, including core area subjects and a wide variety of electives.  Download Course Descriptions. All of our core courses are college prep.

In addition, we offer choices from a variety of electives that place emphasis on individual interests and career ambitions:



  • English I (requires EOC exam that is 20% of final grade)
  • English II
  • English III
  • English IV



  • Algebra I (requires EOC exam that is 20% of final grade)
  • Math Tech 1
  • Math Tech 2
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus* (0.5 credit)
  • Trigonometry* (0.5 credit)
  • Statistics



  • Biology (requires EOC exam that is 20% of final grade)
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry
  • Science Studies A: Botany & Zoology*
  • Science Studies B: Marine Biology*



  • Physical Education (PE)
  • Health


Social Studies

  • US History and Constitution (requires EOC exam that is 20% of final grade)
  • United States Government*
  • Economics*
  • World Geography
  • World History


World Languages

  • German I
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III


General Electives

  • Anthropology*
  • Art Appreciation*
  • Art History*
  • Child Development*
  • Computer Basics
  • Creative Writing*
  • Digital Arts*
  • Environmental Science*
  • English Language Development (ESOL)
  • Essentials of Business*
  • Financial Literacy
  • Law & Ethics
  • Life Management Skills
  • Media & Communication
  • Psychology
  • Seven Habits of Success*
  • Study Skills*
  • Work Environment*
  • World Religions*

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*One semester course.

Course offerings and titles may be subject to change.

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Palmetto State E-cademy offers an engaging, flexible online curriculum

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Our extensive and unique curriculum provides students access to a complete set of standards-based, media-rich courses and offers opportunities that they may not have in a traditional school setting.
— PSE Executive Director


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