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.

State Testing

Standardized Testing

All online students enrolled and attending ninth through twelfth grade at Palmetto State E-cademy must participate and take part in all statewide assessments developed by the South Carolina Department of Education, as well as any assessments developed by, the United States Department of Education, or the South Carolina Legislature to implement the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) assessment requirements.

Students who refuse to participate in the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) or End of Course Examination Program (EOCEP) exams may be withdrawn from Palmetto State E-cademy.  These examinations are mandatory.

Fall 2013 HSAP Testing Locations (October 22-24, 2013)

Columbia Location

115 Atrium Way
Ste 125
Columbia, SC 29223

115 Atrium Way
Ste 200 (office)
Columbia, SC 29223

Tuesday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wednesday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Greenville Location

Hughes Main Library
25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601

Tuesday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wednesday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Charleston Location

Daniel Island Library, Meeting Room
2301 Daniel Island Drive,
Daniel, Island SC   29492

Tuesday – 2:00 pm  – 6:00 pm
Wednesday – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


State Standardized Proficiency Testing

Palmetto State E-cademy will participate in all components of the South Carolina State Assessment program including; AYP, State Report Card results and on-going state testing results. These measurements can be easily compared to those of other schools within the district and throughout the state.

National Standardized Achievement Testing

Because the following standardized achievement and proficiency tests are often important to college admissions, Palmetto State E-cademy will post test information, including registration deadlines, testing dates and locations, test fees, etc., for the following College Board/ACT tests on the school calendar and/or announcements section of the student information system:

  • PLAN
  • ACT (American College Testing)
  • PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
  • PSSS (preliminary SAT Scoring Service)
  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
  • AP (Advanced Placement)
  • CLEP

Palmetto State E-cademy will provide a school code for College Board testing and test preparation modules for state and national tests.

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Our son struggled with Algebra 1 in the face-to-face environment, but his grades never reflected his intelligence. Now, he gets the help he needs with a Learning Coach who specializes in math.
— PSE Parent


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