Rated the Number One Elementary Public Charter School by Niche.com, East Point Academy stands as a free option to the parents in South Carolina regardless of school zone. East Point Academy is a Language Immersion K-8 school that specializes in rigorous academics with a global focus. Students learn the South Carolina state standards in addition to the Mandarin language in a Fine Arts infused environment.
According to its website, Niche.com uses “up-to-date data available from dozens of public data sources along with millions of reviews from students, parents, and residents” to rank schools. East Point Academy earns an overall grade of “A.” A parent review on the Niche site raves about the school stating “My daughter has had a wonderful experience at East Point. She loves learning Mandarin, and enjoys the academic rigor and arts integration. The teachers are top notch, and the parents supportive and involved.”
“We’ve worked hard to deliver rigorous academics in a culturally enriching environment,” remarked former East Point parent, and current Board of Directors Chair Lora Prill. “Our students, teachers and administration have really delivered. It’s gratifying to have that work recognized by niche.com.” Echoing the praise is Elementary Campus assistant principal, Ashley Cohoon: “I am very proud of our teachers, staff, and students…their teamwork is better than ever despite the challenges of the 20/21 school year.”
East Point Academy is currently serving students with a 5 day, face-to-face or full virtual with live-stream classes option. To learn more, visit www.eastpointsc.org.
Photo: Head of School Mark Bounds poses with Ming-Ming, the school’s masked-up mascot.