About Us

Principal: Mrs. Shawntay White

103 Calhoun Street
                Charleston, SC 29401

Fax: (843)-724-1493


Our Vision

Buist Academy will prepare every child from CCSD
with the critical skills and knowledge necessary to
succeed in college and the 21st Century global workforce.


Our Mission

Buist Academy for Advanced Studies aims to challenge students in a rigorous environment which emphasizes achievement, encourages academic excellence, and promotes respect for individual differences. Together with Charleston County School District, the International Baccalaureate Organization, and community partners, Buist Academy equips students with the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to take action in their local and global community.

General Information

  • Grades: K - 8
  • Type of School: County-Wide Magnet (International Baccalaureate)
  • Enrollment: 460
  • School Hours : 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Office Hours : 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.