East Point Academy is open to students from all ethnic backgrounds and previous knowledge of Mandarin is not required. We have openings in 4K, 5K, and middle school.
Math, Science, Mandarin Language Arts, Fine Art, Chinese Movement are taught in Mandarin to provide an immersion experience. Students entering 5k are expected to have no prior knowledge of Mandarin.
East Point Academy will accept 4-*and 5-year-old Kindergarten**, and first grade thru eighth grade this year.
To apply, students must be at least 5 years old by 9/1/2017; however, students who are nearly 5 years old by 9/1/2017 may attend on a fee basis.
As a state approved charter school, East Point Academy may accept students from any school district attendance zone in South Carolina.
Parents are expected to provide transportation. School hours are 8:05 AM to 3:25 PM for middle school students, 8:15 AM to 3:10 PM for elementary students, and 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at the Primary Campus.
Students may be dropped off beginning at 7:15 AM at the Elementary campus and 7:30 AM at the Primary Campus. An After School Program is available until 6:00 PM.
* 4 year-old pre-school is a fee based program. Fee for the day program (8:30 am – 3:00 pm) is $5500 per year for the 2016-2017 school year.
** Kindergarten is free for students born before 9/1/2012. Fees for students who are born after 9/1/2012 who apply and are approved for Kindergarten is $7500. Payment plans are available.
Daily early arrival between 7:30 and 8:25 is available for families who need it at no cost.
East Point Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions pertaining to Section 504 or about Special Education, contact Lead Teacher for Special Education Services, Mrs. Lisa Smith, and for questions pertaining to Title IX contact Dr. Winnie Johnson at East Point Academy 1401 Leaphart St, West Columbia, SC 29169.