The Boarding Program at Ashley Hall
A treasured tradition with a proud legacy, the Boarding Program at Ashley Hall welcomes Upper School girls (grades 9th through 12th) from across the nation and around the world to experience one of the most prestigious all-girls’ schools in the South. Set against the backdrop of historic and beautiful Charleston, Ashley Hall’s educational program is shaping the female leaders of the next generation.
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Why Board at Ashley Hall
Rigging a sail and measuring wind speed. Working alongside medical professionals in a scientific laboratory. Conducting in-depth research and partnering with local experts to enrich the local community. These are just some of the hands-on learning opportunities open to Ashley Hall girls.
Ashley Hall At a Glance:
⋅ Ashley Hall’s beautiful campus is located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, one of the most friendly and safest cities in the U.S. It is also one of the most popular, having recently been named the number one travel destination in the U.S. by Conde Naste Traveler for ten years in a row and Travel + Leisure’s best city in the U.S. for the eighth consecutive year. Architectural Digest has designated Ashley Hall as South Carolina’s most beautiful private school.
⋅ Ashley Hall’s downtown Charleston location is close to cultural and historical sites, shopping, and restaurants that provide a variety of weekend activities. Ashley Hall fosters strong community partnerships with The Medical University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston, both located only a few blocks from campus. Glittering on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, the Lowcountry coastal landscape offers an abundance of maritime forests, marshes, beaches, and rivers primed for exploration with purpose.
⋅ Residing in the Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House, a renovated historic mansion just across the street from the main campus in the heart of downtown Charleston, Boarding Program students are immersed in the full Ashley Hall experience, a rich blending of a classical education innovated for the 21st century learner and oriented to meeting the intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of each student in every phase of development. The Boarding Program combines the comfort of living in a home environment with the added dimension of intercultural interactions and dialogues with fellow students. Extra-curricular activities, including athletics and arts opportunities, build a well-rounded girl who values her strengths and confidently accepts challenges.
⋅ Ashley Hall is committed to individualized attention toward and integration of its boarding students with the wider school body. A limited number of Boarding Program students are accepted to the school each year. Members of the Class of 2020 were accepted by 83 of the country’s most prestigious colleges and universities, garnering $2 million in merit scholarships.
The Elizabeth Rivers Lewine '54 House | home to the Ashley Hall Boarding Program
Adjacent to Ashley Hall’s campus is the Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House, the home for our boarding students. The girls live here with a resident family who ensure the student’s experience is fulfilling and productive. Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House for Global Studies boasts wide breezy porches, a salt water pool, and easy access to downtown Charleston, one of the most charming cities in America.