What makes Coastal Leadership Academy Academically Different?
Coastal Leadership Academy was established to fulfill the needs of students who want a smaller learning environment, challenging studies, meaningful research, real-life problem solving and a memorable high school experience.
Because we have a small teacher to student ratio, all students get personalized attention. Teachers know their students' strengths and weaknesses and therefore, teachers are better able to accommodate every student. CLA has a true sense of community.
Technology plays a vital role in academics at Coastal Leadership Academy. Students are encouraged to bring their own devices or rent one from us for a small fee (financial assistance is available). Not only do computers give students access to more resources and documents, but they are essential for readying students for a 21st century world.
Coastal Leadership Academy is now one of the only high schools in South Carolina to have a Chinese immersion program. We have a partnership through the University of South Carolina's Confucius Institute which allows us to offer Mandarin language and Asian culture classes. Our program has even been featured on WMBF multiple times, including a story with the mayor of Myrtle Beach.