MSA – CharlestonDowntown Charleston, SC - Independent School - Since 2008 - 364 Students

MSA-C, our flagship school, opened in 2008 and is located in downtown Charleston. The very first graduating class of MSA-C graduated from high school summer 2022 and are now in college or on a career pathway. MSA-C serves grades Pre-K3 through 6th.

MSA – SpartanburgDowntown Spartanburg, SC - Public School - Since 2012 - 323 Students

MSA-S opened in 2012 and is located in the heart of downtown Spartanburg. As of the 2016-2017 school year, MSA-S has joined Spartanburg District 7 in the second Public School of Innovation in MSS history. They earned the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2021. MSA-S serves Pre-K3 through 5th grade.

MS – BrentwoodNorth Charleston, SC - Public School - Since 2014 - 694 Students

MS – Brentwood’s mission is to provide the Brentwood community with a high-quality school of excellence. MS – Brentwood was the first Public School of Innovation for MSS. MS – Brentwood serves Pre-K3 through 8th grade.

MS – BurnsNorth Charleston, SC - Public School - Since 2018 - 478 Students

MS – Burns opened its doors in August 2018 and currently serves Pre-K3 through 7th grade. MS – Burns is the third Public School of Innovation for MSS and is open to all families living in the Dorchester-Waylyn attendance zone.

MS – Jasper & BeaufortJasper County, SC - Public Charter School - Fall 2023 -

Meeting Street – Jasper & Beaufort is a tuition-free public charter school serving Jasper, Beaufort and Hampton County kindergarten and 1st grade scholars starting fall 2023!  Scholars will experience two teachers in every classroom, whole child focus, differentiated/individualized instruction, strong family partnerships, small group learning and high-quality extended day.

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News & Notes93% of MSA-Charleston Alumni Are College Going This Year

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Our Schools

MSA – Charleston

Pre-K3 To 6th

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 6th

North Charleston, SC

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MS – Jasper & Beaufort

K To 1st

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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“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

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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