Enrollment FAQs

Do I have to attend live classes?

Most students have 6 live classes per week. We strongly suggest that students attend these as the live classes drive the independent instruction. They are recorded, so students can watch the recording if they have to miss one.

How much does it cost?

We are a public charter school. There is no tuition. Families are asked to supply an internet connection and school supplies. We have some Chromebooks available for those who qualify for free or reduced meals, but they are backordered.

What kind of computer do I need?

Any computer will do. If you want to buy one, the cheapest Chromebook works fine.

Printer- Nice to have, but not necessary

Macs do not work as well as PCs.

Are there opportunities for socialization?

When Covid is over, we will have face to face events. The kids get to know each other through live classes and class discussions. They really do develop relationships with their peers through those interactions.

Are there clubs?

We are starting an Art Club and a Beta Club.More clubs will be formed later based on student interest.

What platform do you use?

We use Canvas.

How many kids are in a class?

Live Classes usually have about 25 kids present.

My student has a 504 plan or IEP. Do y’all service those?

Yes, we offer all the services that a traditional public school offers. Is the schedule self-paced. Our school is not self-paced. The schedule is flexible in that students are given their work on Monday and expected to finish it by Sunday evening.

How long does it take?

25-30 hours per week.

Can they still play sports?

In SC, students who attend SC Prep are eligible to participate in extra-curricular activities in their local school district. You would have to call your local district to determine the process. Usually, you just have to fill out a form.

Can they take dual enrollment courses?

Yes, they can take dual enrollment courses at the institution of their choice.

Do you offer AP courses?

We will offer some limited AP courses. We encourage students to take the dual enrollment route.

Do you have a graduation ceremony?

Yes, we will have a graduation ceremony with caps and gowns. There will be plenty of opportunity for photographs.

Do you offer remediation or tutoring?

Our teachers will give individual tutoring sessions and help with pre-requisite skills for the assignment at hand. We do not do intensive remediation.

What do you mean by classical approach?

We emphasize latin roots, offer socratic discussions, and explore grammar and logic within our courses.

Are you NCAA approved?

Yes

Can you take one or two courses?

No, since we are state funded, we only accept full time students.

Do you offer summer school?

Not at this time. You can take summer school through your local district and register to come to us in August.

Do you offer credit recovery?

Yes, we offer credit recovery courses.

Do you take self-contained students?

Yes, we offer all services that a traditional public school would offer.

Do you offer speech or OT?

Yes, we offer all services that a traditional public school would offer.

Can I enroll now?

Yes, we are still enrolling students for the Spring 2022 semester.

Should I withdraw my student now?

No, wait until your student is enrolled at SC Prep before withdrawing from your present school. I don’t have a transcript. My school told me you would request records. We will request records, but we need an unofficial transcript to place high school students in their courses. Your school will give you a copy of an unofficial copy of the transcript.

How does the process of transferring into the school look for the student once they enter the semester after it has started?

New students have an orientation session. They are not responsible for assignments prior to their enrollment date, but are responsible for the content since they have been in school and studying the same standards.

Do classes have to be joined live or can they watch recordings?

Students who are successful at SC Prep attend live classes live. They are recorded so if you have to miss one, the recording can be viewed

Is it a block or period schedule?

Semester Schedule. We do not offer blocks. In most cases, we can construct a schedule so that a student does not fall behind in their graduation plan.

How are students placed in their classes?

Our guidance counselor constructs the schedule according to the academic records that we receive in the enrollment packet.

Workkeys testing
April 19-21st
SC Ready/SC Pass
May 9-13
Virtual SC Exams
May 9-13
End of Course (EOC) assessments for Algebra 1, English II, Biology, and US History
May 16-20th

The South Carolina Preparatory Academy

1650 E. Greenville St, Suite H, Anderson, SC 29621
866-983-5449 | info@myscprep.org

The South Carolina Preparatory Academy is founded by a group of individuals who have a vision of educating students across South Carolina so that they are prepared for future leadership roles in our state.

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