(WCBD) – Schools across the Lowcountry have announced temporary virtual learning plans as COVID-19 cases surge and many school-aged students still remain ineligible for vaccinations.

The following list contains the latest information on how schools and districts are moving forward.


Three Berkeley County School District schools are going virtual from September 7 through September 21. The schools include Berkeley Middle, St. Stephen Middle, and Cross High School.

Students at Cane Bay Middle and Whitesville Elementary Schools will go virtual from September 13 through September 20.


Seven Charleston County School District schools, including Julian Mitchell Elementary, Charles Pinckney Elementary, Sullivan’s Island Elementary, Chicora Elementary, Murray-LaSaine Montessori, and Early College High School have moved to virtual learning. The schools are scheduled to return to in-person learning by mid-September.

On Tuesday, September 7, Oakland Elementary announced that it would transition to virtual learning on September 8 for a period of two weeks.

CE Williams Middle School announced on September 22 that it would be moving to virtual learning from September 23 through October 6, with students expected to return to in-person learning on October 7.


All schools in the Colleton County School District moved to virtual learning on August 30 and are expected to return to in-person instruction on September 13.


All Dorchester District Two schools will move to virtual learning on September 7 and return to in-person learning on September 16.

All Dorchester District Four schools had e-learning days on September 2 and third, and will move to virtual learning on September 7. Students are expected to return to in-person learning on September 14.


Seven Georgetown County School District schools temporarily moved to virtual learning at the beginning of the month. The schools include McDonald Elementary, Georgetown Middle, Georgetown High, Andrews High, Carvers Bay High, and Rosemary Middle — which are expected to return September 7 — and Kensington Elementary, which is expected to return September 13.

Editor’s note: This article will be updated as changes are announced.