About FDHS


    Fort Dorchester High School is located in the City of North Charleston. We opened our doors in 1992 and have been home to approximately 2300 students for the last few years. Our mission is to prepare all students for college and careers by providing a world-class educational experience.  We are helping all students develop the world-class skills found within the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate by promoting a safe, caring, positive learning environment. The academic program of studies at Fort Dorchester High School is designed to meet the needs of each student who enters our doors. Our academic offerings include College Prep Courses, Early College Credit, Honors Courses, AP Studies, International Baccalaureate Program, ECPI, CATE, and Credit Recovery. Students are allowed the opportunity to earn transferable college credits and also earn employment certifications. Fort Dorchester High School prepares all students for college and careers.

  • 8500 Patriot Boulevard
    North Charleston, SC 29420

    Phone: 843-760-4450


    Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 

    School Hours: 9:10 am - 4:00 pm

    Summer Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm