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Lowcountry Acceleration Academy

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A Tuition-Free South Carolina Public Charter School

At Lowcountry Acceleration Academy, we offer a blended learning model that allows students to work in person and at home, year-round. With extended on-site hours, students focus on one course at a time and can complete coursework around their schedule. When working from home, students can receive remote support to help keep them on track in their courses. Our unique approach meets each student where they are and provides them the support they need. Let's discover your future together.

14-20 Ages Served
100% Tuition-Free
24/7 Online Flexibility

Is Lowcountry Acceleration Academy Right For You?

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How We're Different

Lowcountry Acceleration Academy is a public charter school that offers options for students who need more flexibility and support than what’s typically offered in traditional high schools. Each student receives a personalized learning plan with a flexible mix of online coursework, one-on-one coaching and social-emotional support. We design it all to work with your work and family obligations.

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Our Academic Accreditation

Our approach to education isn’t just flexible, it’s backed by Cognia, the world leader in providing improvement and accreditation services to educational providers. Our Cognia accreditation means that students receive a high-quality, nationally-recognized education. Plus, students that attend an accredited school gain greater access to federal loans, scholarships, post-secondary education and military programs.

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Preparing You For The Future

Our model helps to provide students with a Career and Life Coach who works one-on-one with them to explore and select the right post-graduate career path. We prepare our graduates for internships, college, military service, skilled trades, well-paying jobs, and more! Students can also participate in relevant, hands-on, and engaging Career and Technical Education programs coordinated by their Career & Life coach. In these programs, students can earn industry certifications, gain real-world experience, and graduate confidently knowing their next steps toward a successful life.

Get to Know Our Director & Board Members

Amber Speights

Academy Director, Lowcountry Acceleration Academy

Summarize your academy in 3 words:
Comprehensive, Customized, Evidence-Based

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Alma mater:
Allen University Columbia, South Carolina

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Aimee Lassor

Board Member

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Eddie Crosby

Board Member

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Darryl Brown

Board Member

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Sally-Ann Archie

Board Member

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Carla Ferrette-Clark

Board Member

Ned Moore

Board Member

Where Are We Located?

  1. Lowcountry Acceleration Academy

    5935 Rivers Ave. Suite #101-A
    North Charleston, SC 29406

    Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Fax: 843.429.8003

Ready To Enroll?

Enrollment is open and tuition is 100% free. Get started on your enrollment today and begin this exciting journey!

Want to Learn More?

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about our flexible, supportive approach to high school.

Two Students at Miami-Dade Acceleration Academies

Instead of being stuck in these cinder block classrooms with 30 other students where it’s loud and chaotic, I can sit back there and just chill. It’s a very open and accepting environment.

Cassius Murray

Student, Lowcountry Acceleration Academy