GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Ashley River Creative Arts
Buist Academy
Daniel Island School
Orange Grove Elementary Charter School
Stiles Point Elementary School
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James Island Elementary School

JIES has a great outdoor classroom and many science and reading activities. My child i...

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Cathedral Academy

This school allows bullying of their students!!! They tend to always look the other wa...

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James Island Christian School

My oldest son will graduate from JICS this year and has been at the school since the fi...

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What's it like to live in Charleston?

CharlestonSouth CarolinaU.S.
Median household income $44,769 $44,924 $50,935
Median home price $188,500 $116,500 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)110% 95% 100%
Unemployment 8% 10% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)784
Days per year with some sun: 209
Days per year with some precipitation: 106
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 120,083
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