Buses are not provided for charter schools. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from school.
How Do I Apply?
Applications are accepted using the School Choice application on the CCSD Schools website. Applications are accepted for a one month period determined by the school district. After deadline applications cannot be accepted.
The schedule for applications for the 2020-2021 school is as follows:
1/28/2020 - School Choice Application Opens
2/28/2020 - School Choice Application Closes at 4 PM
4/3/2020 - Lottery results will be emailed to parents from CCSD
4/23/2020 - Deadline for parents to confirm seat acceptance
What are the School's Hours
The hours for students in PK4 and up are 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Students can arrive as early as 7:30 AM. Aftercare is available until 5:00 PM for an added fee.
The hours for students in PK3 are 8:00 - 12:00 PM. Students cannot arrive earlier than 7:50 AM. Aftercare is not available for 3 year olds.
Who Is Eligible for Admissions?
ECMCS is open to students living in Charleston County. Families must be able to verify that they reside in Charleston County by August of the upcoming school year. New students must provide a notorized affidavit plus two supporting documents. Information and the affidavit can be found here. (Look for the New Student Heading)
We serve students ages 3 through 8th grade. Students in our Primary program must be 3 years old by September 1 in order to be eligible for school.