Fast Facts About CA


Location: 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston, SC 29418
Contact Information: Phone: 843.760.1192 / Fax: 843.760.1197

General Description: Cathedral Academy is a vibrant ministry of a community-oriented local church where Biblical principles are integrated into the entire fabric of the student’s school experience. Committed teachers challenge students to develop a Christian world view while learning critical thinking skills. The Cathedral experience is noticeably alive! Paradigms of character, ethics and values for future successful families, civic involvement, church leadership and global responsibilities set Cathedral’s students apart from their peers.

Mission Statement: Cathedral Academy partners with families to provide a quality academic, Biblically-based education to equip both parents and families to impact their culture for Christ.

Founding Date: 1999

Size of Campus: 50 acres

School Colors: Navy Blue and Vegas Gold

Enrollment: Approximately 250

Serves Students: K-4 through grade 12

Number of Faculty: 26

Accreditation: Cathedral Academy is accredited by South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA), Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED.

Community Service: Students in grades nine through twelve must complete a minimum of 12 community service hours per year for each year of attendance in order to meet graduation requirements.

Athletics: Cheerleading, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country and Softball (subject to student participation)

Testing: Cathedral students take standardized tests on an annual basis. Tests constantly reward the commitment of our students, their parents and the teachers with very coveted placements in the national norm comparisons.

Graduation Requirements: Students may earn a possible 30 credits in college preparatory, honors, or AP courses. Students graduate with a minimum of 24 credits:

  • English – 4 units
  • Math – 4 units
  • Science – 3 units
  • Social Studies – 3 units
  • Foreign Language – 3 units
  • Physical Education – 1 unit
  • Computer Applications – 1 unit
  • Fine Arts – 1 unit
  • Electives – 5 units
  • Biblical Studies – 1 unit per year at CA

Head of Schools: Mr. Chris Bateman
chris.bateman@cathedralemail.com

Athletic Director: Mr. Brian Price
brian@cathedralemail.com

Cathedral Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic, and other school-administered programs.