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LAA Grad Rises to Leading Charleston Pastry Chef

South Carolina’s biggest newspaper this week put a spotlight on Carolina Domínguez Lopez, one of the first graduates of Lowcountry Acceleration Academy — and now a culinary leader at one of Charleston...

CSAA & LAA FY24 Board Approved Budget

Charter Schools

Carolina Shores Academy Featured on South Carolina Radio Broadcast

The new Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy (CSAA) took a star turn on the Kids First radio program in South Carolina recently, as Dr. Jacinta Bryant answered questions about the new school and the f...

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South Carolina Newspaper Group Features New Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy

The new Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy (CSAA) was featured recently in a news article in a group of Horry County, SC, newspapers and the website.  The article, headlined “New Cha...


Young Pastry Chef: LAA Was My Key Ingredient

Just two short years ago, Lowcountry Acceleration Academy alumna Carolina Dominguez Lopez wasn’t sure she’d ever finish high school. Mired in depression, overwhelmed by the crowded classrooms and hars...


Celebrating the LAA Class of 2023: ‘It’s Just a Completely Different Way of Doing School’

Lowcountry Acceleration Academy (LAA) celebrated its biggest-ever class of graduates, learners who arrived from across South Carolina’s Lowcountry with one thing in common — a drive to earn the high s...

Academy News & Events

Sneak Peek of Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy

With only three months left until the first day of school at Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy (CSAA), we’re excited to share the first look at our space in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Alternative Education

Enrolling for Fall 2023, What to Know About Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy

As Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy prepares to open for Fall 2023 in South Carolina’s Grand Strand, here is everything you need to know about this tuition-free public charter high school. No. 1: ...

Student Stories

Twins Find Support They Need at LAA: ‘It’s Like Magic’

Twin siblings Michael and Catherine Gorey have been at Lowcountry Acceleration Academy since the day it opened in 2021, and they’ve felt at home ever since. “There are teachers willing to help you out...

En Español

David Espinoza Cervantes: ‘Vine Aquí Para Tener una Vida Mejor’

Dos años después de mudarse a los Estados Unidos desde su México natal, David Espinoza Cervantes tiene firmemente en mente su sueño americano. Le gustaría convertirse en electricista, formar una famil...

Student Stories

Olivia Jones Finds Success and Community at LAA

When schools finally reopened after being closed for months during the Covid pandemic, Olivia Jones had fallen far behind. And the large, traditional high school to which she returned only made things...

Carolina Shores Acceleration Academy

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