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SCISA Family Message

We here at SCISA are keenly aware of the unrest that has occurred in our country over the last several weeks.  These events have further exposed the racial divide that exists throughout our nation and in each one of our individual school communities.  Be assured that racism, injustice, violence, brutality, and hatred in any form, will not be tolerated.  We as an association will continue to develop programs that will help foster positive and productive dialogue related to inclusivity and diversity.   By engaging in conversations with school leaders and students from around our association, each of us can play a major role in solving this problem while striving to make our nation a better place for all.

Mission Statement

The mission of the South Carolina Independent School Association is to provide outstanding service to our member schools through academic, athletic, and student-centered programs.

Welcome Schools and Families

The South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) is a non-profit voluntary association of independent schools. Founded originally on August 10, 1965, the State of South Carolina Incorporated the SCISA as an exclusively educational organization, with responsibilities to establish accreditation standards, coordinate athletic and academic competitions, and provide professional develpment opportunities for member schools.

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