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 STEAM and STEM activities for students in Grades 2-7 and is the only one of its kind in the Charleston area.
We have a full time Academic Support Teacher to accommodate students with diagnosed learning differences.
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 last 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 6th and 7th graders each have school issued IPADs, and each of our 8th graders have school issued Chromebooks .
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 last year.