300 Albemarle Rd, Charleston, SC 29407
In 1964, Gaud School for Boys (founded in 1908) merged with Porter-Military Academy (founded in 1867) to form the larger Porter-Gaud School, now located on an 80-acre campus overlooking the Ashley River. The school discontinued its military program at that time, and girls were first admitted in 1972. Porter-Gaud conducts a traditional college preparatory program in a city that includes six colleges and universities. Music and art offerings are among the electives, and the school maintains hand bell choirs and both jazz and concert bands. A winterim program in middle school (grades 6-8) features community service, educational travel and nontraditional courses. Upper school students may participate in such community outreach programs as Habitat for Humanity, tutoring at an inner-city schools, working on food or toy drives, helping to feed the homeless, engaging in beach cleanups or providing peer counseling.
|Academic Orientation||College Preparatory|
|Grade Range||Day — Coed Grades 1-12|
|Coed, Boys, or Girls||Coed|
|Full Address||300 Albemarle Rd, Charleston, SC 29407|
|Administrator||D. DuBose Egleston, Jr.|