Achievements

2014 – 2015 School Year

Duke Scholars
95% Percentile Rank or above on Iowa Test of Basic Skills
• 7th Grade – 10 Scholars
• 6th Grade – 11 Scholars
• 5th Grade – 6 Scholars
• 4th Grade – 10 Scholars
South Carolina Junior Scholars
Scored in Top Percentile on the PSAT
• 8th Grade – 8 Scholars
Iowa Test of Basic Skills
• 8th Grade class scored 4 grade levels above the national norm
• 3 classes scored at least 2 grade levels above the national norm
• 2 classes scored at least 1 grade level above the national norm

Diocesan Coastal Spelling Bee

  • CCS students placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd

South Carolina Beta Club Convention

  • 1st place in the Essay Contest

The art students submitted 25 creations in the North Charleston Festival.

  • Two students received Honorable Mention Awards.

Coastal Carolina Fair, 10 students represented CCS

  • 1st place in the Upper School Division
  • 2nd place honors in the Lower School Division
  • 3rd place honors in the Lower School Division
  • 4 Judges Awards presented to our students

The Upper School Special Art class
Submitted a Giant Holiday Card in the 25th Annual James Island County Park Festival of Lights.

The Concert Band
Performed for MUSC Children’s Hospital Holiday Card kickoff. The event was hosted by Brian Cleary of Y102.5 radio and the students performed many Christmas Carols.
Secondly the band performed at The Charleston Yacht Club Children’s Christmas Party. Thirdly they participated in Second Sunday on King Street.
The 3rd grade chorus performed several Christmas Carols on Y102.5 radio. They sang Christmas songs representing many different countries.

2 Students participated in the Region Concert Band
1 Student participated in the Region Symphonic Band
1 Student

2013 – 2014 School Year

Duke Scholars

2012 – 2013 School Year

Duke Scholars
95 Percentile or above on Iowa Test of Basic Skills
• 7th Grade – 6 Scholars
• 6th Grade – 7 Scholars
• 5th Grade – 7 Scholars
• 4th Grade – 6 Scholars
South Carolina Junior Scholars Scored in Top Percentile on the PSAT
• 5 Scholars
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
• 8th Grade class scored 4 grade levels above the national norm
• Every class scored at least 1 grade level above the national norm
Spelling and Writing
• 5th Grader won 2nd place in the Diocese Lowcountry Spelling Bee and 7th place out of 50 finalists in the Post & Courier Tri-County Spelling Bee
• Two 8th Graders won 1st and 3rd in the Knights of Columbus Patriotic Essay Contest
• 8th Grader won 3rd place in the National Junior Beta Club Essay Contest
Math, Science and Social Studies
• 7th Grader placed in the Top 100 in the State Geography Bee
• 7th & 8th Grade Math/Science team won awards in 9 of the 10 categories at the Citadel Engineering Lowcountry Bridge Building Competition Band
• 8th Grader earned All-State Band
• 4 students earned All-Region Band
• Concert Band played at halftime during one of the Charleston Classic college basketball games
Music
• 3rd Grade Chorus performed live on radio station Y102.5
Art
• Two 6th Graders won 1st place at the Coastal Carolina Fair
• 8th Grader won 2nd place at the Coastal Carolina Fair
• 5th Grader won 3rd Place at the Coastal Carolina Fair

2011 – 2012 School Year

• Seven out of seven 8th grade students that applied to AcademicAcademic Magnet were accepted.
Two students auditioned and were selected to join School of the Arts next year.
• Duke TIP 4th Grade: Emma Bolchoz, Alaina Broomall, Emily Flanders, Carson Goodier, Allison Karamus, Sam Lamar, Isabella Lindon, George Meyer, Arden Richter
• Duke TIP 5th Grade: Natasha Aust*, Jack Curtis*, Megan D’Annunzio, Jordan Douglas*, Anthony Joyce*, Thomas Karle, Carrie Metts*, Sydney Schaaf*, Maria Traver*, Emilia Zwarych*
• Duke TIP 7th Grade: Palmer Artigues, Joseph Bolchoz, Caitlin Caputo, Michael Curtis, Nick DiBona, Sarah Feingold, Tom Feingold, Eva Lamar, Eliza Metts, Liam Rowley, Eric Vettel, Luke Vettel
• Total of 128 CCS students in grades 3-8 took the ITBS in Sept. 2011; our students scored at least a grade level above the national norm, higher than approximately 2/3 of students that took the same test at the same time nationally.
• ITBS class averages ranged from 62nd -79th national percentile rank (our students scored better than 62%-79% of other students in the same grade levels taking the same test at the same time)
• 8th graders Ben Daniel, Joseph Curtis and Reuben Pero, who were assisted by 5th grader Rebecca Daniel, won first place in all four categories entered at the Lowcountry Bridge Competition during the Citadel’s 13th Annual Engineers Week on Feb. 18. They won first place for Best Structural Design, Best Architectural DesignArchitectural Design , Most Constructible, and Best Craftsmanship.
*Denotes recognition for Duke TIP 2010-2011 school year as well

2007 – 2008 School Year

• Eight 8th grade students qualified to take the PSAT through the Bishop England High School Eighth Grade Scholars Program.
• Eleven (52%) seventh grade students were named Duke Scholars based on their Iowa Test of Basic Skills results.
• Three students qualified for the All State Honors Choir for Elementary Schools.
• Sixty-five percent (65%) of the fourth graders were named Duke Scholars based on their Iowa Test Basic Skills results.
• Forty-seven percent (47%) of the fifth graders were named Duke Scholars based on their Iowa Tests Basic Skills results.
• Four students qualifed for the Region Band.
• The CCS Junior Boys Basketball Team finished the Trident League Basketball season with a record of 12 – 0.

2006-2007 School Year

• Our sixth grade art class, under the direction of Sister Suzanne Phillips, won first place in the City of Charleston’s Christmas tree decoration contest at Marion Square.
• Three students qualified for the All-State Honors Choir.
• Three eighth grade students earned the distinction as Outstanding Eighth Grade Scholars as the result of their scores on the PSAT taken at Bishop England High School.
• Five seventh grade students qualified for the Duke TIP recognition based on their ITBS results.
• Thirteen students qualified as Bishop England High School Scholars
• Four 7th grade students qualified as Duke Scholars while twenty-five 4th and 5th graders qualified as Duke Scholars
• Twenty-seven students qualified for the Beta Club
• Senior girls basketball team had a 12–0 season in the Trident Basketball League.

2005-2006 School Year

• Thirteen students named Bishop England scholars
• Thirty one students (7th, 4th and 5th grade) named Duke scholars
• Two students qualified for the All State Honors Choir for Elementary School
• Twenty-two student inducted into the Beta Club
• Two student qualified for Honors Choir
• Several students placed in the essay contest for Charleston Soil and Water Conservation District
Alumni Achievements
• Alex Romanczuk, 2003 CCS graduate, scored a perfect scoreperfect score (2400) on the new SAT.
• Johnson Bayne, 2006 CCS graduate, received the 2008 Touchstone Energy Award for his volunteerism.