Charleston County School District (CCSD) completed construction of the new Sullivan’s Island Elementary School in 2015 and maintains an annual enrollment of approximately 500 students, serving Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms. The school offers a pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and is on of the top-ranked elementary schools in South Carolina. In 2011, Sullivan’s Island Elementary School earned the Palmetto Gold Award for student achievement and maintains the highest achievable rating on its School Report Card.
In the 2011-2012 school year, Sullivan’s Island Elementary School achieved partial magnet status, focusing on math and science, with an emphasis on the coastal environment.
Other public schools that serve Sullivan’s Island include Laing Middle School and Moultrie Middle School for grades 6, 7, and 8, and Wando High School for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.