• Buist Academy for Advanced Studies

  • Background Information

  • Buist Academy Principal: Ms. Shawntay White
    Address: 103 Calhoun Street
    City & Zipcode: Charleston, SC 29401
    Phone: (843) 724-7750
    Fax: (843) 724-1493
    Website: http://www.ccsdschools.com/buist
    Email: shawntay_white@charleston.k12.sc.us
    2021-2022 Grades: 3-5 (Elementary), 6-8 (Middle)
    Type of School: Countywide Magnet (International Baccalaureate)
    Enrollment: 482
    Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • School Category: Countywide Admissions Magnet 

  • Focus/Description

    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 study French or Spanish. 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 (MYP) as part of the International Baccalaureate School.

    Application Grades: 3-8

  • School Overview