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.

The Riptide Communicator for September


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The Board Development Committee is soliciting applicants to fill the vacancy on the Board

The Board Development Committee is soliciting applicants to fill the vacancy on the Board.  The open position is a parent seat and the Committee will nominate three candidates to fill the vacant seat. The Board will elect one candidate at the next Board Meeting on September 15. Interested parents should consult the application form below. 2014-August-Board-Application-Form

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Riptide Athletic News

Hello Riptide Nation! The 2014-15 athletic season will finally get underway Tuesday – August 26, 2014 as our Lady Riptide Varsity & JV volleyball teams travel to James Island Charter School. JV game time is set for 4:00 and will be followed with varsity first serve at 5:30. On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 our Lady Riptide Varsity Tennis team will …

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Special information for parents

Please note this important information below: CCSMS SPECIAL INFO FOR PARENTS 9 AUG 2014 August 10, 2014 REVISED PARENT/STUDENT HANDBOOK: Parents, the first day of school, each student will given a copy of the new Parent/Student Handbook. Please be sure you read the handbook with your child(ren). NEW PROCESS/PROCEDURE: Students, who are late to school (even those who drive their …

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Important Registration and Open House Information

We are excited about the new school year!  Thank you for allowing us to teach your child. I thought it would be a great idea to address some important information that will help us all to begin the school year successfully. August 12, 2014 at 10:00am – 12pm  August 12, 2014 at 1:30pm – 3:00pm 7th grade 9th grade 8th …

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CCSMS Fees for SY 2014-2015 are lowered.

CCSMS FEES FOR SY 2014-15 ARE LOWERED Fees for SY 2014-15 are being lowered to $100.00. A payment plan will be posted soon. I am requesting members of the CCSMS community to consider donating to a fund that will assist in helping some students with their registration fees. I am pleased to be the first donor in the amount of …

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Summer Work is Posted

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

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