Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:45 PM
School leader Kerin Hughes
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Episcopal
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Palisades Episcopal School is a school honoring Christ and committed to providing a classical education challenging the mind, body and spirit.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Latin
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Sports Fields
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 75% 52%
Black 13% 26%
Two or more races 8% 4%
Hispanic 3% 13%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
5
Boys Sports
including: Golf
5
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Tennis
Clubs Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Foreign language and culture club
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Independent
  Public
Students typically continue on to these schools Independent
  Public
Parent involvement details PES utilizes RenWeb, a parent portal, to communicate with families regarding school events, grades and school announcements. A weekly e-newsletter is sent to all enrolled families and teachers are available for communication as needed by the parent.

Awards

Academic award Accredited by Southern Association of Independent Schools
Year received 2016
Academic award Accredited by AdvancEd
Year received 2016

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Coach(es)
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff German
Latin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details We currently offer 2 bus routes in the Steele Creek area and the Tega Cay/Fort Mill area.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Rolling enrollment process. Please contact the Advancement Department for more information
Learn more Www.pescharlotte.org/be-known
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $12000
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012