COVID 19 Updates

Below are links to the latest information about COVID cases at PSA, a form for notifying the nurse of confirmed cases, as well as SCDHEC advice and guidance.

At-Home Testing Reporting Form

SCDHEC School and Childcare Exclusion Lists

Vaccination update
Boosters are highly encouraged for all persons 12 and older whose 2nd vaccine is more than 5 months out. A booster is required for 18 and older to be considered fully/maximally vaccinated.

It has now been approved for all children 5 and up to get vaccinated. DHEC is updating its website to include all sites administering the pediatric vaccine (ages 5-11). Please look for the update at DHEC vax locator:

The first step in getting your child vaccinated would be to contact your pediatrician’s office, then your local DHEC site.

We do ask for you to voluntarily share your student's vaccination card with the school nurse. This information will not be shared. It can be brought into school to show the nurse or you can email a picture of it to

Vaccine Q&A
Rachel Crafton is the school nurse at Palmetto Scholars Academy.
Reach her at or by calling the school’s main number at 843-300-4118.

The PSA Difference

Palmetto Scholars Academy (PSA) is a public charter school designed to discover, nurture, and optimize the full potential of intellectually gifted 6th-12th grade students