Ashley Hall

All-girls day school in Charleston, South Carolina

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Ashley Hall
United States
Coordinates32°47′11″N 79°56′41″W / 32.78639°N 79.94472°W / 32.78639; -79.94472Coordinates: 32°47′11″N 79°56′41″W / 32.78639°N 79.94472°W / 32.78639; -79.94472
TypePrivate, all-girls day school
MottoPossunt Quae Volunt (Girls who have the will have the ability)
Head of SchoolJill Swisher Muti
GradesPrimary2 through 12
Campus size4.5 acres (1.8 ha)
Color(s)violet & cream   
WebsiteOfficial website

Ashley Hall is a private school for girls located in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States for students in pre-kindergarten-grade 12 with a boarding program for grades 9-12. It was founded in 1909 by Mary Vardrine McBee, who headed the institution for many years. It is the only all-girls' independent private school in South Carolina.

Ashley Hall enrolls girls 2 years to grade 12 with a coeducational preschool. For the 2019-2020 school year, Ashley Hall enrolled 640 students. The school motto is Possunt Quae Volunt, or "Girls who have the will have the ability."

Ashley Hall's campus features three historic properties: James Nicholson House (McBee House), 172 Rutledge Avenue (c.1816-1820), Warren Street House, 89 Warren Street (c.1823), The Elizabeth Rivers Lewine ’54 House for Global Studies, 79 Rutledge Avenue (c.1876)

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