School News & Announcements
For the 2020-2021 school year, the state of South Carolina has approved textbooks for district selection in K-5 Math, 6-8 Math, and 7th grade Geography. Sample materials will be on display for public viewing at Buist Academy on Saturday, February 1 from 9:00am - 12:00pm and Friday, February 14 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm.
In an effort to provide the most current information related to Buist Academy and the changes that are proposed for the next school year, the following list of “fast facts” is being shared as an update and progress report on actions underway.
Congratulations to the faculty, staff, and students of Buist Academy for having top scores on the 2019 SC Ready Assessment.
About Buist Academy
Buist Academy for Advanced Studies is an academic magnet school established in 1985. The school provides a rigorous curriculum emphasizing language arts, mathematics, social studies, science,
and foreign languages.
All students begin French or Spanish in Kindergarten, and continue to study this language until graduation.
In 2007, Buist became an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP). In September 2010, Buist was fully authorized as a Middle Years Programme
Buist’s curriculum content is developed into concept-based units of inquiry. The PYP organizes content under six themes that transcend the traditional subject disciplines to create “big ideas” that are universally relevant. The the MYP explores 8 individual subject areas through MYP Global Contexts that assist in developing interdisciplinary Units of Inquiry.