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Many factors come into play as part of the decision process for school choice. We recommend that families first locate and visit their neighborhood school, and then browse the list of choice options available to them. 

Browse Lists of all CCSD Schools on the CCSD website

Browse Lists of Choice Schools and Programs on the School Choice website


How to Find Your Neighborhood School

Access the CCSD school lookup tool in order to input your address and receive information about your zoned neighborhood school.



The Charleston County School District and its Board of Trustees provides an online policy manual for public reference.

Some of the policies that parents may wish to read pertaining to enrollment, student transfers, and school choice include:

Policy JCA: Assignment of Students to Schools
Policy JFAA: Admission of Resident Students
Policy JFAAA: Assessing Legal Residence and Domicile
Policy JFAB: Nonresident Students
Policy JFABC: Student Transfers (in the process of being amended)
Policy JFABCA: Voluntary Transfers For Children Of CCSD Employees
Policy JFB: School Choice

The online CCSD policy manual provides links to the S.C. Code of Laws and State Board of Education Regulations for reference within each policy, as appropriate.

The policy manual contains additional information which may be of interest to families as they navigate the school choice process. Please browse the left sidebar of the policy manual for these additional topics.