Charter Institute at Erskine

About the District

Mission Statement: To empower families and local communities through the establishment and competent operation of high quality charter schools throughout South Carolina.


At the Charter Institute at Erskine, we believe schools deserve top quality support for students, families, and professional staff. We are committed to providing the support and opportunities for individual students and schools to achieve their full potential.

We are dedicated to the creation and support of a culture where all schools thrive. The Charter Institute at Erskine is committed to robust partnerships with the State Department of Education, Charter School Alliance, membership associations, businesses and others that will empower our schools to be the best that they can be.

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The Royal Live Oaks Academy of the Arts & Sciences Charter School is authorized by the South Carolina Department of Education through the The Charter Institute at Erskine. Royal Live Oaks Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, religion, immigrant status, or national origin in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts andOther designated youth groups. For questions pertaining to:
1. Precious Barr - Director for Guidance & Careers, Medical Homebound Coordinator, 843-784-2630
2. Joyce Dalton - Director for Title I, III (ESOL), and VI, 843-784-2630
3. Dana Anderson - Operations & Personnel Manager, 843-784-2630
4. Shalonda Toomer - SPED Coordinator, 843-784-2630
5. Amy Kaufman - Elementary Director & RtI Coordinator, 843-784-2630
6. Darus Williams - Director for Middle School & Athletics Director, 843-784-2630
7. Lauren Traynham - Director for High School, 843-784-2630
8. Mary Morse - Registrar & PowerSchool Administrator, 843-784-2630
9. Dr. Karen Wicks - Executive Director/Principal 843-784-2630
10. Brian Morse, Chief Academic Officer, 843-784-2630
11. All of the above persons may be reached by mail at the following address: PO Box 528, Hardeeville, SC 29927
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of the Arts and Sciences
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