Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School

District: Charleston  /  Site Since 2014

Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School is a unique place. SCCAS is an urban Title I school in downtown Charleston that serves PK – 5th grade students from two distinct neighborhoods. There are 406 students enrolled, with 95% being African-American students, 3% Hispanic, and 2% Caucasian. All of our students receive free lunch. Our mission is to offer a quality, comprehensive arts curriculum through creative writing, dance, music, theatre, visual art, and various experiences while developing productive, responsible, and creative students in a positive environment with a fully integrated arts curriculum. SCCAS uses creative strategies and support school-wide which include arts-integrated lessons in each grade level, artists-in-residency programs, formal arts performances, and culminating cultural arts experiences. Our expanded day arts partnerships made possible by Charleston Promise Neighborhood include: African Dance, Heal of Hearts (visual arts), Carolina Studios (music), Charleston Stage (theatre), and Inspirational Pathways (visual arts). Sanders-Clyde Creative Arts School is honored to be an Arts in Basic Curriculum school.

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805 Morrison Drive
Charleston, SC 29403

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