James Island Charter High School

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    PromHey Trojans...Our 2021 “Iced Out” Prom has a NEW Waterfront Location on James Island*!!! It overlooks Clark Sound with a view of Morris Island Lighthouse beneath tall oaks! Our prom is on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and kick-offs our Senior Spring Special Events. This glamorous RED CARPET event will have music, plenty of photo opportunities, lounge areas to take in a breezy sunset, a gift bag of goodies, and beautiful decor. It’s our hope that our JICHS students will “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” and enjoy a night of fun with their classmates while making life-long memories.◈


    Get your ticket on Revtrak TODAY at https://jamesislandhigh.revtrak.net/prom/#/list! The last day to purchase tickets is Thursday, April 28. 2021. 


    *The address of the new location will be sent to you after you have purchased your ticket since it is private property. NEW Location Prom Video








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  • Welcome from Mr. Thorn, JICHS Principal

    Mr. Thorn Welcome to James Island Charter High School (JICHS) where our mission is to develop confident, responsible, lifelong, and college-career ready learners who can excel in society by means of an innovative and diverse curriculum in a safe and enriching environment. We are a large, comprehensive high school that offers Career-Technical Education certification possibilities, 22 varsity sports teams outstanding Fine Arts programs, and numerous advanced coursework options, often providing opportunities for earning college-level credits. In fact, the focus of our unique charter is the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program -- we are the only high school in Charleston County that offers a full IB Diploma Program. This inclusive program sets a  standard that prepares students to be successful global citizens. JICHS continues to rank among the top public high schools in our region, state, and beyond. Outstanding performances and accomplishments in music, art, and athletics complement our number one mission: academic achievement!