The classrooms at Charleston Catholic are fully equipped with SMART Boards or Apple TVs to enhance the learning experience for the classrooms. Students in K4 – 5th grade use SMART Boards and Apple TVs easily connect iPads to the SMART Boards for seamless presentations and student-centered lessons. Students in grades 5-8 are able to collaborate with one another and their teachers using their school-issued iPads, promoting self-driven research and faster note-taking. The Science Lab and grades 3 – 8 are equipped with Apple TVs, this allows for students to air play assignments and presentations. WiFi is available throughout the entire campus.
The Auditorium provides opportunities for students to practice a plethora of skills and sports including soccer, volleyball, and basketball. The Physical Education program is both challenging and rewarding for all students with excellent visual aids in Nutrition and Health. During their special arts classes, the students can make use of the room for movement, drama and dance due to the range of space and facilities. The stage includes a back room for make up and costumes and an excellent sound system. The Auditorium has enough space to also contain excellent, mobile fold-down tables which are perfect for lessons, functions are serve as great seating for plays, performances and guest speakers. The students are able to enjoy good seating for lunches and assemblies, too.
The Library has a collection of approximately 4,200 books and references. The library’s catalog and circulation systems are automated. The Follett Library System is used. Students have access to 13 library computers on which to access the Internet. Printing from a networked printer is also provided for student use.
The Computer Lab is located within the Library and consists of 13 computers with Internet access and MS office software. Students use the computer lab during computer classes and for research purposes.
Students take art once a week in a very special, stimulating room dedicated to the visual arts. There they learn about art history and famous artists, as well as putting that knowledge to work in projects. Students who are enrolled in the Special Art classes meet four days a week and broaden their artistic horizons in many different ways. They are also involved in designing and painting the scenery for the Christmas and Spring drama productions. They also create a giant Holiday Card for the James Island County Park Festival of Lights.
Students in K4 – 2 grade participate in Music Class.
Students in 3rd grade participate in Chorus. They meet in the Music Room for this class. They also serve as the Choir for weekly Mass.
Students in 4th grade participate in Beginner Band.
Students in 5th – 8th grade who choose Band as their specialty area participate in Concert Band. Both band classes meet in the music room.
The Science Lab is accessible to all students on campus. The refurbished Science Lab is now equipped for students to participate in experiments which make learning fun.
Sacred Heart Church:
Sacred Heart Church next door to CCS is used for Wednesday Mass, Stations of the Cross and other liturgical celebrations. It has also been used for classroom rosary devotions and occasionally a quiet place for teachers to pray during their free time.