About Us

A Tuition-Free Public School Located in Winnsboro, SC

*CATE Classes for High School Students*

*Grades K-10 for School Year 2019-2020 * Open to all Students in South Carolina *

* Public Charter School * Tuition Free * Free/Reduced Meals * Hands-on Learning * Real World Skills *

* STEM Centered Education * Caring Teachers * Engaging and Challenging *

*Problem Solving in a Real World Setting * Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Through Diet and Exercise *

*Small Class Sizes * Certified Teachers * Caring Family Environment * Technology Centered *

*Music * Band * Drumline * Art * Chorus * Fishing * Softball * Baseball *

MSI is a short drive from Chester, Blackstock, Blythewood, Ridgeway, and Great Falls!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Midlands Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Institute (MSI) is to produce academically and physically fit STEM proficient students.

Midlands STEM Institute (MSI) offers a unique opportunity for students to earn a high quality education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). MSI is a tuition-free public charter school, opening in August 2014. Our mission is to produce STEM proficient, physically fit students. Our goal is to prepare youth for the future by equipping them with the skills they need for gainful employment and healthy lives. MSI offers parents and guardians a choice of traditional or multi-age grade structures in addition to providing an alternative to regular public school or private school educational options. MSI services kindergarten through 7th grade and will be adding a grade every year through 12th grade.

At MSI, students have learning opportunities that help them set courses for productive futures. STEM education goes well beyond regular school offerings, and opens avenues for students in a variety of fields. Students at MSI learn through engaging and challenging experiences that focus on problem-solving in real-world settings. MSI’s health and fitness program provides students with the skills needed to establish healthy lifestyles.

MSI is authorized by the Charter Institute at Erskine.

For more information about the benefits MSI offers for your child, please complete the Application Information Form by clicking on this link.