About CLA

Do you want your student to attend a safe, family oriented school where students are engaged in real world problems, learn and practice leadership, are known by name, work in teams, and have access to a wide variety of classes and activities? Welcome home to Coastal Leadership Academy — a tuition-free public charter high school.

Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach near the Market Common, Coastal Leadership Academy is open to all students in Horry and Georgetown Counties. Our project based, personalized learning high school offers more than 24 hours of college credit opportunities and has a record of academic success for students challenged by large school environments.

Mission Statement

Coastal Leadership Academy's mission is to engage students in Project Based Learning that will improve academic achievement, critical and creative thinking, and awareness of their leadership roles in our community and environment.