Why Ashley Hall
At Ashley Hall, we believe every student should have the ability to fully participate in her educational experience, connect her knowledge to the ever-evolving world around her, and gain the ability to lead with confidence and conviction. Ashley Hall gives each applicant careful consideration and strives to provide families with all the information they need to make the most-informed decision for their children. Learn more about why our school is the best educational choice for your student. Would you like to find out more about our application process? Schedule a tour of our beautiful campus (recently chosen by Architectural Digest as One of America’s Most Beautiful Private High Schools) located in downtown Charleston, SC or simply fill out an inquiry and our Admission Office will contact you shortly.
The best way to experience our campus is through a personalized tour led by members of our admission team and student tour guides. Schedule your tour today by clicking on the button below.
Our application process allows us to get to know our prospective students. We look forward to learning more about applicants so that we may begin to understand their hopes, needs, and their reasons for choosing Ashley Hall. Please be aware the cost of application is $75 per student and can be paid by credit card online, or by check via mail.
International Boarding Program
Ashley Hall is committed to the continued development of a diverse student body that reflects our global community. We attract young women from around the world who are seeking a challenging American education in an empowering single gender environment and with a more personal boarding experience. Students who graduate from Ashley Hall are accepted at many of the country’s premier universities and colleges.
International students may begin their study at Ashley Hall in 7th grade and are offered a multi-disciplinary curriculum and rich co-curricular program. They are fully integrated into the school community and are required to have a high proficiency in English; in addition, ESL classes are offered as a support for our non-native speakers to strengthen their ability to meet the daily requirements of their courses.
Tuition for 2018-2019:
Early Education Center (half day) | $10,835
Early Education Center (full day) | $16,100
Kindergarten | $18,760
First Grade | $19,870
Grades 2-4 | $21,425
Grades 5-6 | $22,925
Grades 7-12 | $24,740
Books and Materials (EEC-Grade 6) | $280 per year
Technology/Lab (EEC-Grade 6) | $250 per year
Technology/Lab (Grades 7-12) | $350 per year
Student Health Services Fee (EEC-Grade 12) | $100
New Student Fee | $1,500
To learn more about the Ashley Hall Tuition Refund Plan, click here.
Tuition Payment Options:
For more information about the Tuition Payment Plan Enrollment or about Making a Payment Online contact:
Janet Morrison | Controller | firstname.lastname@example.org | (843) 720-2867
Ashley Hall welcomes inquiries from current and prospective families about our financial aid program. We strive to partner with families to make sure that an Ashley Hall education is accessible to all qualified girls.
NEW! Introducing the Ethel May Hocker Scholarship for Upper School Students. Click on the button below for more information.
We encourage you to visit our campus and classrooms, meet our faculty and learn more about Ashley Hall. In the meantime, here’s a quick glimpse inside our gates. Click on a building below to explore our campus.
Head of School Office, Admission and Advancement Office, Business Office, Harkness classrooms for upper level Humanities, Sottile Thompson Recital Hall.
The Shell house, a favorite landmark on campus, is where you find senior girls throughout the day. Each year the senior girls take over this special spot on campus to make it their own.
Ingram Arts Center
Applied Lessons Classrooms and Recital Space, Arts Faculty Suites, Visual Arts Studios and Display Space, Gaines Dance Studio, Burges Auditorium
Athletic Coaches and Physical Education Faculty Suites, Nurses Office
Intermediate School Classrooms, Grades 5-6
Regulation competitive space for Basketball and Volleyball, Locker rooms, Workout Rooms
MADREN POOL COMPLEX
Indoor Pool and Changing Facilities
Lower School, Classrooms for Grades K-4
GREEN SPACES AND SPORT COURT
Playing Field, Sport Court for Tennis, Volleyball and Basketball
Library, Archives, Technology Labs and Office of Technology
HOSHALL SCIENCE AND MATH CENTER
The Hoshall Science and Math Center for Upper School was completed in the fall of 2009, providing the school a facility that enhances the girls understanding of the synthesis of their math and science classes.
Upper School, Classrooms for Grades 7-12, Guidance Offices
Davies Auditorium is the home of the theater at Ashley Hall, but it provides great assembly space for Upper School assemblies and speakers.
Traversing Wall, Climbing Hills, Playground, Outdoor Amphitheater
Parents Association Shop for Spirit and Panther Merchandise and School Supplies
Elizabeth Keith House For The Humanities
College Counseling, Humanities Faculty Suites and Classrooms
Ross Early Education Center
Pre-Primary, Primary, Pre-Kindergarten and Pre-First Classrooms
Dining Spaces and Demonstration Cooking Area, Private Dining, and Rooftop Playscape
Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House for Global Studies
Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House for Global Studies houses all of our international students and is located at 179 Rutledge Avenue.