About Us

Mason Prep at a Glance

List of 14 items.

  • K-8

    Grade Levels Offered
    independent, non-profit, co-ed school
  • 275

    Total Enrollment
  • 11:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 2

    Homerooms per Grade
  • 4

    Sports Teams
    volleyball, basketball, golf, tennis
  • 65%

    Advanced Degrees
    held by our faculty
  • 3,038

    Books
    housed in our media center
  • 14

    Pre-Schools Represented
    in the current kindergarten class
  • 720+

    Community Service Hours
    completed by the Class of 2019
  • 17

    After School Activities
    offered on campus, including: dance, karate, yoga, soccer, and chess club
  • 400+

    iPads & Tablets
    available to students, 1:1 devices for grades 3-8
  • 26

    Field Trips
    taken in 2018-19
  • 70%

    of 7th Grade Students
    qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program
  • 26

    New Families
    to Mason Prep for the 2019-20 school year. Welcome!

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  • General Knight Knowledge

    • Independent, non-profit, co-ed school for grades K-8
    • Total student population: approximately 275
    • Student to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
    • Typically, two homerooms per grade
    • School hours 8:00 - 3:05, with faculty supervision beginning at 7:30
    • Extended care available on full school days until 5:45
    • Our graduates enroll in an outstanding variety of public and private high schools.
    • Where our families live: 17% West Ashley, 37% East Cooper, 35% James & Johns Islands, 8% Peninsula, 3% Other
    • Class of 2019 Attends These High Schools: Academic Magnet, Bishop England, Charleston County School of the Arts, James Island Charter, Porter-Gaud, Wando, Ashley Hall, First Baptist, Phillip Simmons
  • Programs

    • Weekly curriculum including art, music, media center, physical education, guidance, French and/or Spanish
    • State of the art technology equipment with technology instruction beginning in kindergarten; 1:1 iPad/tablet program in grades 3-8
    • Carnegie unit (high school credit) available in Algebra I and French I or Spanish I for proficient 8th grade students
    • Varied sports programs available for boys and girls; developmental programs through grade 3 and interscholastic competition in grades 4-8
    • Afterschool enrichment offerings in many areas, such as: dance, chess, critical thinking, karate, math/science/engineering, yoga, and skill development in baseball and soccer
  • Faculty

    • Individual assistants in each kindergarten and 1st grade class, shared assistants in grades 2-4
    • Full time learning specialist
    • Guidance counselor
  • Memberships & Accreditation

    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)/AdvancED and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
    • Member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Palmetto Association of Independent Schools (PAIS), and the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA)
Mason Preparatory School accepts qualified students and follows a policy of non-discrimination as to race, sex, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin. Mason Prep seeks a student population diverse in various ways.
Mason Preparatory School is committed to the education of the whole child in preparation for secondary education through the cultivation of respect, integrity, and personal responsibility within a nurturing environment that results in a productive citizen of a global community.