MSA-Spartanburg Graduation

The First Fourteen: The Flagship’s Founding Class Graduates High School

Our founding fourteen Meeting Street Academy- Charleston scholars have graduated from high school. We are so proud of them. Meet Some Of Our Graduates The Other Half Of Our Founding Class Graduates In 2023…

Meet The New Brentwood Leadership Team

Jamie Downs – Chief Schools Officer/Principal Jamie spent the last 14 years of his life in Houston, TX, serving as a Lead Principal with YES Prep Public Schools for the past six years. He was the proud principal of the YES Prep Southside Giants, a 6th -12th grade school, where...

Next-Level In 2022-23: A Message From Meeting Street Schools

What A Year It Has Been!  As you head into Memorial Day and the final week of school, there is so much to celebrate and reflect upon as it pertains to 2021-22.  The hard work and dedication to take things to the #NEXTLEVEL this year was awesome.  Here, we look...

Meeting Street Academy: 2022-23 Application Live For Families

Meeting Street Academy: 2022-23 Application Live For Families Since 2008, the flagship campus of Meeting Street Schools has become a beacon of what is possible for all students, having served 500+ families from across Charleston County Charleston, SC - Meeting Street Academy - Charleston, the independent school located in downtown...

Commentary: I am a child of immigrants. Support and hard work help me succeed.

Post and Courier | Kimberly Hernandez Neri I am at the beginning of living my biggest dreams. I am a daughter of immigrants and a recent graduate of Meeting Street Academy in Charleston. The Post and Courier recently wrote an article about my Class of 2021. In a couple of...

Meeting Street Scholarship’s inaugural class goes to college with hope

Brian Hicks | Post and Courier The four college-bound freshmen sat on a small stage, recalling the things that had brought them there. Their stories were similar, whether they came from Stall High, James Island Charter, West Ashley or Wando. They all had GPAs north of 4.0, which they’d kept...

The First Day of School Is Tomorrow: Meeting Street Schools Pre-K through 8th grade Public School of Innovation Campuses Open Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Doors Open At 7:15 AM Tomorrow as Meeting Street Elementary-Burns and Meeting Street Elementary-Brentwood officially start their extended school day and year in Charleston County Charleston, SC – For more than 1,000 students in North Charleston, tomorrow is the first day of school.  Meeting Street Elementary-Burns, now a Pre-K through...

Commentary: Schools of innovation good for SC, but school districts must do their part

By: Darrin Goss | Post and Courier The South Carolina Legislature took a positive step toward equity in education this session with the passage of the schools of innovation bill, which gives school districts the option to create more than one public school of innovation within their districts. However, to...

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MSA – Charleston

Pre-K3 To 8th

Downtown Charleston, SC

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Pre-K3 To 5th

Downtown Spartanburg, SC

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Pre-K3 To 8th

North Charleston, SC

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MS – Burns

Pre-K3 To 8th

North Charleston, SC

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MS – Jubilee

Pre-K3 To 5th


Jasper County, SC


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“Meeting Street Academy is my family. They taught me that I am valuable. I am an asset to the world…They asked me, ‘What is your dream?’ I had never been asked that before. The MSS community gives me the strength to pursue my dreams.”

— Kadelyn SteedStudent

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“MSA is a family. Once you’re in, you’re in. They said they would follow our kids from K-3 to college and they actually lived up to what they said they would do. Not only did MSA challenge my daughter academically but it also exposed her to new things that she probably wouldn’t have been exposed to at our previous neighborhood school. Our journey at MSA was exciting and rewarding. They actually walk the walk.”

— Tyeka GrantParent

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“We come into work everyday truly believing that our students are capable of achieving anything that is put in front of them. Here at MSS, students are provided the opportunity to achieve success through the facilitation of well-educated teachers, resources, and a responsive classroom school environment.”

— NikToshia GilesTeacher