Welcome to Buist Academy for Advanced Studies

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Congratulations Buist Academy
for being ranked #1 elementary and middle school in the state of South Carolina, according to These rankings are based on SC Ready and SC PASS test results. We are very proud of the academic achievements of our students. Thank you to the faculty, staff, administration, and parents for your dedication and support.


Buist Academy will not accept transportation changes or student messages after 2:40 pm. Please be reminded to review arrival and dismissal guidelines located in the packets sent home during fact and fee night. We want our walkers to be safe, there will be delays as we adjust this process. Thank you for your patience. 

To receive push notifications regarding delayed buses, please visit and enter the school code and your email address.   School Code: BUIST ACDY

What's Happening


The Charleston County School District (CCSD) School Choice Application process for the 2018-2019 school year will open January 10, 2018.

The timeline below includes the dates, deadlines, and events related to this annual application process. 

  • January 10 - February 10, 2018 - Online applications available

  • January 20, 2018 - Choice Fair: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (location to be determined)

  • March 16, 2018 - Notification of acceptance

  • March 16 - March  28, 2018 - Parents confirm acceptance

  • By August 1, 2018 - Residency address confirmations must be received.

To apply online, please go to


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