The Palmetto School is a free public K-8 charter school sponsored by the Rock Hill School District (York 03). Since opening its doors in 2004, The Palmetto School has been committed to providing quality instruction while giving attention to challenges that students may face academically, socially, and emotionally. The school is an Arts Integrated School and a proud ABC grant recipient and integrates STEAM curriculum focus areas to expose students to music, dance, technology, science and fine arts. The teachers and staff are able to provide individualized instruction to our students needing intense intervention support both academically and behaviorally. As a Title I funding recipient, the school is able to provide numerous programs of support to students, staff, and families. A few of these programs include after school tutoring, summer learning classes, parent education, and technology integration for virtual learning needs.


The Palmetto School is proud to be sponsored by Rock Hill Schools District (York 03). The school works closely with the district to sustain the same commitment to preparing students with a quality education to make them college and career ready. The Palmetto School proudly serves students in the Rock Hill, SC area and surrounding areas of York County.


We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity, and over 60% of our operating budget comes from donations. Donations made to our  school are tax deductible.