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   Sep 17 2014 at 01:00 PM
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   Oct 13 2014 at 05:00 PM

Welcome to Buist Academy For Advanced Studies

Buist Academy for Advanced Studies is an academic magnet school established in 1985. The school provides a rigorous curriculum emphasizing language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and foreign languages.

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: This Wednesday, September 17th is an early dismissal day. Early dismissal is at 1:00 PM

2014-2015 Student and Parent Information

Volunteer Form

2014-2015 Supply list

Foreign Language Supply List

Dress Code

Bus Schedule

Bus Routes

Buist Cafeteria Menu

September Menu

Attention 8th Grade Parents and Students

The PSAT will be administered on Saturday, October 18th starting promptly at 8:30 AM. The cost is $14. If you are interested in having your student take the PSAT, please sign-up with Mrs. Mielcarek. To sign-up, bring a check made out to Buist Academy in the amount of $14 to Mrs. Mielcarek no later than September 19th. 

Attention all 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Parents and Students

Buist Academy will hold its annual High School Information Fair on Monday, October 13th from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. All 6th, 7th and 8th grade families are invited to attend. Representatives from magnet, charter, private, boarding and local public schools will be on hand to talk with you about their school and answer any questions that you may have. Please contact Mrs. Mielcarek, School Counselor, with any questions that you may have.

T-Dap Vaccine Requirements

SC Law requires all rising 7th grade students to have a dose of T-dap vaccine. The T-dap vaccine, which protects students from tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (also known as whooping cough) is a NEW requirement for ALL rising 7th graders.

CCSD T-Dap information

Attention Parents/Guardians of 4th through 8th Grade Students: 

If you would like to access your student’s academic information and you do not currently have a Parent Portal account, please send an email directly to  


You will need to provide the following in the email: 

(1)   Your child's or your children's full legal names – as they appear on their birth certificates

(2)   Your full legal name

(3)   Your current address

(4)   Your best day-time contact phone number

(5)   The last four digits of each child's social security number

(6)   The last four digits of a parent/guardian/backup phone number that we have on-file.

(7)   If you already have a Parent Portal guardian account for a student at another school, please provide that information. Your existing account can access multiple students.


What's Happening
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The 2014-2015 application deadline was November 1st. Please check our website next October for the 2015-2016 application. 

Buist Academy Admissions Procedure

For lottery results or waiting list(s) numbers please contact JoAnne Daquigan at 937-6430.