Thank you for visiting the Mount Pleasant Academy website. 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 650 pre-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.