Welcome to our new website!
The School Office is closed tomorrow, Friday, July 29th and will reopen on Monday, August 1st. Thank you for your patience as we finish the transition to our new platform! We hope to have all pages and links fully completed by September 1!
Our Mission Statement
Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, located in Charleston, South Carolina, is focused on educating each student by emphasizing our Catholic faith and upholding academic excellence within a growing community by developing the soul, mind, and body of our children. (Ratified May 2015)
Our School Video
School Supply Lists
Summer Reading and Math Requirements
BSCS K3, K4 and K5 Students and Families are invited to a series of casual playdates!
Bring a snack and a water bottle and meet us at:
35 Plymouth Ave, James Island
10AM Saturday, July 9
Carolina Bay Playground-Essex Pavillion
2318 Eagle Creek Drive
10AM Saturday, July 30 (bring swimsuit)
Hazel Parker Playground
70 East Bay Street
3pm Sunday August 7
LOOK FOR THE GREEN AND BLUE BALLOONS!
BSCS Uniforms are optional for K3, required for K4-8th grade and available at:
Read's Uniforms 946 Orleans Road 29407 across from Citadel Mall 843-852-7878 https://shop.readsuniforms.net/Education
Online from Land's End http://www.landsend.com/pp/SchoolSearch.html?action=landing&selectedSchoolNum=900171224
- UNIFORM UPDATES!
- Beginning with this school year, all uniforms must have the logo that includes the chalice. This includes the polo shirts, PE shirts, PE shorts, PE sweatpants, hoodies, and fleece jackets. (8th graders are exempt from this change. If the purchase of a uniform item is needed, it must have the recent logo.)
- Girls may wear logoed polos with the navy skort as an option in the warmer months - August through October; April through May/June. Middle school girls may wear the logoed polo with the plaid skirt throughout the year (instead of the oxford blouse).
- Boys may wear belted, navy shorts (knee length) as an option in the warmer months - August through October; April through May/June.
- Skirts and jumpers must be the larger plaid and not the smaller plaid manufactured by "R-Rifle." (8th grade and 5th grade girls are exempt from this change. If the purchase of a uniform item is needed, it must be the larger plaid.)
- Girl day-to-day shoes must be docksider- or Wallabee-style, single color, in brown, tan, black, or navy blue. Girls up to 4th Grade may wear Mary Jane-style shoes.
- Boys may wear any type black or brown leather shoes, so long as they are not tennis shoes.
- Tennis shoes should only be worn with the PE uniform.
- For 6th-8th grades only, PE sweatpants may or may not have ankle elastic.
Calendar of Events
Summer Camp 7:30am-6pmBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
School Office Open 7:30am -noonBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Hazel Parker Park, 70 East Bay Street, Charleston 29401
Kindergarten PlaydateCome Meet new BSCS Kindergarten FriendsBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
School Office Open 7:30am-noonBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
BSCS School grounds
Meet Your Teacher/Back to School CookoutDrop off your supplies, meet your teacher and other BSCS familiesBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
First day of schoolFirst Day of school--noon dismissal, no early bird or extended care. K4 thru 8th grade wears traditional school uniform (NO PE uniforms).Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
School MassAssumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy DayBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Second Day of schoolNoon dismissal, no early bird, no extended careBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
First Full Day of schoolFirst Full day of school--Early Bird care available beginning at 6:30am, Carline begins at 7:30am, school begins at 7:50am, 2:35 dismissal, extended care until 6pm.Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
Library - New Families at 6:30pm, returning families go to your child's classroom at 7pm
Open HouseCome visit your child's class and get important school informationBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Buddy DayBuddy Day for all classesBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Tuition DueMonthly Tuition Payment DueBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Labor Day HolidayNo SchoolBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
School PicturesBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Progress Reports IssuedGrades 1-8Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
Extended care Payments DueBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
ITBS Testing2-8 gradesBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
ITBS Testing2-8 gradeBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
ITBS Testing2-8 gradeBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
ITBS Testing2-8th GradeBlessed Sacrament Catholic School
Why Choose BSCS?
STATISTICS AND FACTS ABOUT OUR “TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE” AT BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC SCHOOL!
Blessed Sacrament Catholic School opened its doors in September 1948.
We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Catholic Diocese of Charleston.
Our Junior Beta Club, a national honor and service organization, has 25 members from the 7th and 8th grades.
Our 8th graders scored 4 grades above the national norm in Social Studies, and 3 grades above in English, Language Arts and Science.
Four of our 8th graders were named as BSCS Junior Scholars and took the PSAT. Seven of our 8th graders scored in the 95th percentile on a standardized test, qualified to take the SAT and were named as Duke TIP Scholars.
Our Learning Enrichment Accelerated Program (LEAP) provides supplemental, hands-on activities for students in Grades 2-5 and is the only one of its kind in the Charleston area.
Two of our faculty members attended the National Curriculum Network Conference at William & Mary, and The Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project of Content Literacy at Columbia University in NYC.
Our students collected and donated 485 pairs of socks to MUSC’s Children’s Hospital, and 188 pet care items to Pet Helpers Animal Shelter.
One of our faculty members was a presenter at the National Catholic Education Association Convention in San Diego, CA in April 2016.
Our 4th grade class assisted the SC Department of Natural Resources by harvesting, growing and planting Spartina grass this year.
Our 5th grade LEAP students created a video entitled “Stop Bullying Now” that has received almost 3000 views!
The girls volleyball team finished second in the regular season and in tournament play. Our 2nd grade boys basketball team finished 2nd in the preseason tournament and 3rd in the St. Joseph’s League. The 3/4th grade girls basketball team finished 2nd in the St. Joseph’s league.
Our Tennis Team has 23 players and competed in the City of Charleston Youth Tennis League.
Our 7th and 8th graders each have school issued IPADs.
The 1st grade class completed over 10,000 math problems on IXL, which is an online mathematics program.
Our 3rd graders used “Plickers” as part of their classroom technology. Plickers is an app using “paper clickers” and a teacher’s iphone that allows the teacher to see students’ responses immediately.
Our 7th and 8th graders completed more than 1400 community service hours.