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NEWS | Oct. 21, 2015

Palmetto Scholars Academy announces open house dates

By Palmetto Scholars Academt JB Charleston

Palmetto Scholars Academy has scheduled three open house opportunities for parents and future students to get a taste of the school community's passion for advanced learning.

The school will hold its open house sessions on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m., on Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. and on Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. at its current location on the former Charleston Naval Base at 2415 Ave. F in North Charleston.

By the spring semester, PSA is expected to move into its new building located across from the Charleston Air Force Base at 3108 Alaska Ave. in the Hunley Park neighborhood.

PSA is a charter school within the South Carolina public schools system and serves gifted and talented middle and high school students with a curriculum geared toward learning at an advanced pace - at least one grade level above a student's current standing.

Applications for the 2016-17 school year will be available online at and need to be completed by Dec. 31 to be eligible for the lottery.

The school will accept up to 504 students with 72 per grade level. PSA has set aside 20% of its enrollment for children of active duty military personnel.

For more information, visit the school's website at or call at (843) 300-4118.