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Dorchester Academy has been awarded accreditation through AdvancED and the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA)


All Dorchester Academy students will maximize their personal potential to become productive, responsible citizens through our academic, athletic, spiritual, and leadership opportunities.


As determined by the Board of Directors, the objectives of the school are: 

-to provide a challenging college preparatory curriculum as a background which develops the academic potential of each student;

-to create an environment which encourages creativity, an appreciation for learning and diversity;

-to create rational, independent and articulate thinkers;

-to encourage responsibility, self-discipline, commitment to environmental stewardship and respect within the school community;

-to promote physical fitness and encourage good sportsmanship through a competitive athletic program;

-to encourage moral and spiritual growth.