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Virtus Academy
We are Virtus.
Welcome to the Power Pack.
Powering the Future

We are Virtus Academy, a Tuition-Free K–12 Public Charter School serving Florence, Darlington and surrounding counties authorized by The Charter Institute at Erskine.

Virtus Academy is powering the future through excellence in project-based learning, leadership development, and community service.

K– 1
K-12 by 2025
Teachers & Staff
Student to Teacher Ratio Average
1 :1



Open enrollment for the 2024–25 school year is closed. However, we accept applications year-round and place students on a first-come, first-served waiting list if no seats are available.

In 2025–26, our tuition-free public charter school will celebrate a fully inclusive K–12 learning community with top-performing Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Virtus Highlights

Latest News

Celebrating Hard Work and Creativity at our Annual PBL Showcase

Virtus Academy Junior Arie Brown Participates in a Summer Internship Program with McLeod Health

John Huggins

John Huggins Named Teacher of the Year Finalist for the Charter Institute at Erskine 

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We’re Growing!

Our new high school and gymnasium are currently under construction and scheduled for completion in August 2024. Follow along as our dream becomes a reality.

Days & Counting

New High School

28,000 SF

New Gymnasium

12,000 SF


NW Corner of Campus


2024–25 School year


Students, Teachers & Staff

Take a Virtual Tour

Take a stroll through our school and learn more about our high-quality instruction, welcoming environment, and friendly teachers and staff. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in everything we do, and we invite you to see for yourself what makes Virtus Academy an academic Power Pack.

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Join Our Team

By powering excellence in ourselves, we guide our students to power their futures with knowledge, skills, and confidence, and we’re looking for teachers, coaches, and support staff who fit our positive Power Pack culture.