Mount Pleasant Academy

National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

School News & Announcements

  • Child Development Applications Open

    CCSD offers Pre-Kindergarten Child Development (CD) programs for students who reside in Charleston County and will be four years old by September 1st, 2021.

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  • CCSD Virtual Calming Room

    The Virtual Calming Room is a place for students, families and staff to find strategies for managing emotions and feelings in positive ways while building resilience.

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  • CCSD launches new mobile app

    CCSD has expanded its communications outreach with a free mobile app that is now available in the online Apple App and Google Play app stores.

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  • MPA Library Website

    The MPA Library website offers all of the great resources needed for successful eLearning! You will also find resources for our One School, One Book project, Rump!

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    Kim Jackson, Principal


  • Welcome to Mt. Pleasant Academy. This promises to be an amazing year of growth and learning for everyone. Mount Pleasant Academy is a Charleston County School District neighborhood school situated in the Old Village of Mt. Pleasant. We opened our doors over 200 years ago and are the oldest school in the state of South Carolina.  Mt. Pleasant Academy has a strong academic and student centered focus. We pride ourselves on providing a rigorous educational experience for our 615 four year old kindergarten - fifth grade students. We were named a National Blue Ribbon School for our academic excellence in 2003. We look forward to a great year.