In Recent News...
For the latest updates on the 2021-2022 school year, please see the "New Families" page under the Admissions section.
Weekly COVID Relief Program for CCSD Students-in-Need for Our Friends in N. Charleston (every week since March 2020)
2020-2021 SC Independent Schools High School Teacher of the Year - Sara Peck
USL students are renowned for their civility, curiosity, generosity, intellect, and kindness.
Students learned Red Cross, Krav Maga, Improv, and Yoga skills.
2020-2021 SCISA State Quiz Bowl Champions - Elementary, Middle, High School Divisions - 1st school in history to do so!
Learning Outside the Classroom - weekly field trips to experience the world (30+ per year)
2020-2021 SCISA State Math Meet - High School - 2nd Place
Nationally-recognized Safe COVID Operation Plan (Empowered teachers, 5 Cases of COVID, no spread on campus, no quarantines)
Comprehensive Civics Program to develop informed, active, citizens
2020-2021 SCISA State Battle of the Books - High School - 2nd Place
Hallmark Wellness Program (including morning exercise for all, daily time outside, gratitude, routines and predictability, scheduled time for socializing and relationship-building, and more)
2020-2021 SCISA State Math Meet - Middle School Champions (6th Title in 8 Years)
Exploration of Faiths - students visit 4-5 houses of worship to understand different faiths
Holiday Break Service Program
Watch our video recap of our service program over the Holiday Break here.
The University School of the Lowcountry (USL) recognizes that grandparents have a tremendous influence in our students’ lives. Here’s what USL has been up to over the last couple of months. Safely operating during a Pandemic and advocating for students across South Carolina University School … Read more
Post & Courier: Charleston schools get creative with hands-on outdoor learning as pandemic continues
The cover article of the Home section of today’s Post and Courier (Sunday, 11/8) is “Charleston schools get creative with hands-on outdoor learning as pandemic continues,” and University School is one of the two schools spotlighted.
South Carolina Independent School Association Middle School State Quiz Bowl Championship
Congratulations to the team: Killian Fillippa, Ben Flessas, Frank Gibbes, Oakley Halpern, Waverly Lansford, and Clay Slaughter. They went undefeated against Porter-Gaud, St. Anthony’s (Florence), and Wilson Hall (Sumter)! This is our eighth year of competing in Middle School Quiz Bowl. This is our first State … Read more
Live 5 News: Mt. Pleasant school sets up tents for outdoor classroom space
Many thanks to Live 5 News and reporter Rob Way for sharing this story of a creative middle ground between remote learning and classes inside a building! Please ask your elected state officials to help make this option possible for South Carolina’s students, teachers, and their families. … Read more