The Charleston Charter School for Math and Science (CCSMS) is a publicly funded school that focuses on math and science. This academically demanding middle and high school serves nearly 500 students in grades 6–12.

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Riptide Pride

Students can select from a wide variety of sports for each season.

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Rivers Education Center

Our High School Building

Our state of the art high school located on the Rivers Education Center campus.


We offer several career pathways which allows students to explore various careers before graduation.

Science Lab In Our Middle School

Our project-based learning model brings math and science to life.

HOSA Club Members 2013-14

Seniors at the State House

Middle School Pep Rally

We Recycle!

Fall Festival

Bridge Competition Winners

Middle School students competed in a Bridge Building competition in February 2014. They won in several categories.

Lightning Queens Lego Team

Our All Girls Lego Team!

Riverdogs Game

The Mission of Charleston Math and Science is to educate students for success in college and careers by providing an innovative learning environment that is academically excellent, developmentally responsive, and socially equitable.

Bus Survey

The bus survey will be available until June 30th. Click “Read More” to access the survey. Complete it so that we may plan for the upcoming school year. Loading…

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Summer Work is Posted

Look under the Academics tab for summer work and summer reading.

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Board of Directors Election Results

As expressed in a separate communication with the candidates, Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is very grateful for each candidate’s interest in serving on the 2014-2016 Board of Directors.  In addition, the Board appreciates the support provided by the candidates as committee members, Board members, and in other capacities  over the course of the academic year coming to …

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announcement for the Class of 2014

May 29, 2014   Charleston Charter School for Math & Science is proud to officially announce the Valedictorian, Kennede’ Briana Duncan and the Salutatorian, Nicole Marie Brogan for the class of 2014. CCSMS is very proud of both of these young women for their academic accomplishments and their service to our community. We congratulate them  for a job well done.

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Riptide Athletic News

  Riptide Athletic News – May 27 to June 7, 2014 The NEW ATHLETIC WEB SITE is up and being worked on – check it out at / New Athletic Mobile App instructions VNN Sports I just want to take a few minutes to say THANK YOU to all the coaches, student-athletes and parents for such an awesome 2013-14 …

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iPad Collection and Policies

Dear Parents:   As we get closer to the end of the school year, we would like to send you a reminder about the 1-to-1 iPad program. Starting at the end of May, we will be collecting the iPads from each student. Each one will be checked to see that it has the following:   No screen cracks or breakage …

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