In Recent News...
For the latest updates on the 2022-2023 school year, please see the "New Families" page under the Admissions section.
Students learn Red Cross, Krav Maga, Improv, and Yoga skills.
All of our students in our grades 3-12 school contribute 50+ hours of service to the community each year. We integrate community service into our regular school day program. Learning at a school that honors helping others and where students and teachers regularly assist others together makes this normal. This approach yields young adults who will help others and uplift their communities on their personal journey through life (click here for Lowcountry Parent 2022 article "How one local school celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week all year round")
Learning Outside the Classroom - weekly field trips to experience the world (30+ per year)
2021-2022 & 2020-2021 SCISA State Math Meet - High School - 2nd Place
Nationally-recognized Safe COVID Operation Plan: empowered teachers, no spread on campus, no quarantines. This included lobbying local and state governments for tents and outside learning options for all of South Carolina's students (click here for P&C 2020 opinion article about our efforts "Is SC solution to safe school in the era of coronavirus under a big tent?")
2021-2022 SCISA Battle of the Books - High School - State Champions!
Hallmark Wellness Program (including morning exercise for all, daily time outside, gratitude, routines and predictability, scheduled time for socializing and relationship-building, and more)
2021-2022 SCISA Math Meet - Middle School State Champions (7th Title in 9 Years), including five of the top 10 individual competitors!
For the 2020 election, our oldest students answered the call and created a Youth Poll Worker program. There was national concern about polls staying open when traditional older poll workers were most impacted by the pandemic. This continued in 2021 and is now a permanent aspect of USL. Here is a 2020 WCBD-2 video about our program ("Lowcountry students sign up to work as poll workers on Election Day").
University School was honored at the South Carolina Independent School Association’s Fall Heads’ Conference last week! Head of School Jason Kreutner was honored with the Charles J. Beach, Jr. Volunteer of the Year Award. “The Charles J. Beach, Jr. Volunteer of the Year Award is presented each … Read more
Years at USL 2015-2019: I’m currently a senior at Belmont, graduating in Fall of 2023. I’m having an extra semester because I switched my major. I’m now an English major with a concentration of Creative Writing, and a minor in Publishing. I was the graduating … Read more
Guest Speakers 101 USL values students learning and understanding the world through experiences and the experts. We want to empower USL students to be engaged in civic life. We are building life skills in our students to foster future leaders. These values drive our program of hosting … Read more