Welcome to Buist Academy for Advanced Studies

Buist Academy Entrance Requirements


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

Elementary Spanish
We will be adopting an new K-5 spanish curriculum for next school year. If you are interested in reviewing the proposed spanish textbook, please stop by the front office to review the material and complete a feedback form. 

What's Happening


The Charleston County School District (CCSD) School Choice Application process will reopen January 2019

To apply online, please go to


Click below for more information about our Foundation.