Teen Boarding Schools in South Carolina
South Carolina, also called the Palmetto State, is located in the Deep South region of the United States of America. Its state motto is "While I breathe, I hope." Its capital (and most populous city) is Columbia. The state's coastline is made up mostly of marshes as well as natural ports like Georgetown. South Carolina's coastal plain has an unusually large number of Carolina bays. These are elliptical depressions along the coastline, lined up in a northwest to southeast orientation, like shallow, oval craters.
South Carolina's climate can be classified as humid subtropical. Summers can be very hot and humid and winters are generally mild. However, the state can be visited by occasional tropical cyclones, especially during hurricane season (June to November). The state's agricultural output includes cattle, dairy products, rice, soybeans, and others. Its industrial products include textile, paper, machinery and others. Tourism is also a main economic driver of the state.
Some of South Carolina's historic places include the Marlboro Courthouse, Walterboro Library, the Beaufort Historic District, Camden Battlefield, Charleston Historic District, among many others.
South Carolina is one of the three states in the country that has not yet agreed to using competitive international standards for math and language. The oldest institution of higher learning in the state is the College of Charleston, founded in 1770. Some examples of colleges and universities in the state include the University of South Carolina, The Citadel, Presbyterian College, Anderson University, and many others. The school with the largest endowment funds is the Furman University in Greenville.
There are also several South Carolina boarding schools. An example is the Camden Military Academy which is a military school for boys. It's college preparatory in nature and supports students with ADD/ADHD as well as language-based learning differences. Many of the state's independent schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).