MPA Minute

We did it!

From the principal:

Thank you - Thank you for trusting us to support your children through a remarkably, challenging year full of new adventures. At every turn, you supported us. Even without being able to be part of the school community in person this year, you made us feel supported, trusted and appreciated. We are grateful for you going on this pandemic school year journey with us.


Good Bye - We want to wish the follow staff members farewell and good luck as they move on to a new chapter in their lives.


  • Katherine Colston will be moving to Orange Grove Charter school.
  • Catherine Hines will be relocating to James B. Edwards Elementary School
  • Meagan Lawrence will be teaching at Camp Road Middle School
  • Brinn Kirk will be getting married and relocating closer to family

Dates to Remember

Monday, August 16

  • New Family Orientation - 11:30pm - 12:30pm
  • Kindergarten/CD orientation 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Meet the Teacher/Fact & Fee (A - M) - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Meet the Teacher/Fact & Fee (N - Z) 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wednesday, August 18 - First day of School for students

Congratulations to our new sixth graders. Enjoy!

Summer Reading

Summer Reading has begun and goes through August 31st. Please see the Summer Reading slides for all the information you need for a great summer of reading and prizes from your public library. The Sora & MyOn slides will give your student countless free eBook and audiobook options throughout the summer and school year!

Please email with any questions.


Happy reading,


Tiffany Anderson

MPA Teacher Librarian

tiffany_anderson@charleston.k12.sc.us


P.S. Rising 6th graders - Please be sure to check out your middle school's summer reading assignment on their website. Click here to see Moultrie Middle's assignment.

New Student Registration

We are still waiting for registration for new kindergarten students or students who withdrew last year but are returning this year. Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is not yet open. Once a date has been determined we will share it with everyone. Until then you can sign up to receive a notification when registration opens.


English: Click here to Signup to Receive a Notification when the Registration Process Opens.


Spanish: Haga clic aquí para proveer su email y así recibir notificación de cuándo estará abierta la posibilidad de registrarse en línea a través de nuestro

Our Mission

The mission of Mt. Pleasant Academy Elementary School. working in partnership with families and the community, is to assist each student to excel academically, act responsibly and to expand talents and social skills by providing diverse learning experiences in a nurturing environment.