Founded in 1959, CCES enrolls over 1,100 students in Primer (kindergarten) through grade twelve. CCES is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering 29 IB courses and is accredited by SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools). The Upper School also offers 22 AP courses and is a member of the Global Online Academy. As an Episcopal school, CCES is committed to developing the full range of students’ abilities and interests: intellectual, artistic, athletic, spiritual, and the critical character traits that ensure a satisfying life.
CCES is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. Faculty hiring practices are in compliance with SAIS standards and NAIS Principles of Good Practice, as well as the principle of equal opportunity employment. It is the school's policy to employ staff, administrators, and faculty based on their qualifications, experience, knowledge, and ability to perform essential functions of the job. Decisions regarding recruitment, selection, placement, and transfers are based on job-related criteria without regard to the individual’s sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or any handicap unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the essential functions of the job. All inquiries or concerns about equal opportunity employment should be directed to the Doug Qualls
, Assistant Head for Finance and Operations, who serves as the equal opportunity employment officer for CCES.
Greenville, SC is the North American headquarters for Michelin and home to the BMW NA Plant and Visitor Center (the largest output of any BMW plant worldwide), the International Center for Automotive Research (ICAR), and Furman University. The Peace Center for the Arts is a hub for visiting performers, Broadway productions, and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra. The Bon Secours Wellness Center attracts such major artists as the Rolling Stones, James Taylor, and Elton John. Greenville offers a high quality of life in an internationally diverse community.