SC Ready Testing- MSAS

SC Ready Testing- MSAS

Meeting Street Academy Spartanburg will conduct SC Ready Testing for students on May 8th, May 9th, May 11th, May 15th and May 16th.

Letter: What is it?

Journalists, armchair social media commentators, community leaders and sometimes even the very school board members who voted on establishing Meeting Street Elementary @ Brentwood refer to the school as something it is not. It is not a charter school. It is not a private school. It is not a magnet...

Meeting Street kids strike another blow against status quo

BY BENJAMIN NAVARRO With all the talk of hurricanes, earthquakes and nuclear weapons in the hands of lunatics, it’s easy to feel like good news is hard to find. Well, sometimes you just need to look right under your nose. First, let’s start with a question: Why has South Carolina...

MSA Charleston 6th Grade Signing Day (2017)


MSA Charleston 5th Grade Graduation (2017)


MSA Spartanburg Path to Success Walk Ceremony (2017)


MSS Spring eNews 2017

Rejecting the soft bigotry of low expectations

Editorial by Benjamin Navarro, for the Post and Courier Early Friday morning, I started my day by reading a column that appeared on these pages titled “The Warring Forces in the Education Battle.” Later, I visited one of the third- grade classrooms in our Title One School, Meeting Street Elementary...

Story on suspensions misses the mark

BY BENJAMIN NAVARRO When I travel around our state and speak about the need to better educate under-resourced kids, I am often asked what is the biggest challenge of all. That answer is an easy one: Our greatest impediment is the entrenched forces that protect the status quo of education...

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Our Schools

MSA – Charleston

Pre-K3 To 8th

Downtown Charleston, SC

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MSA – Spartanburg

Pre-K3 To 5th

Downtown Spartanburg, SC

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MS – Brentwood

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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“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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“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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“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