Ashley Hall (Charleston, South Carolina)

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Ashley Hall
United States
Coordinates32°47′13″N 79°56′46″W / 32.787°N 79.946°W / 32.787; -79.946Coordinates: 32°47′13″N 79°56′46″W / 32.787°N 79.946°W / 32.787; -79.946
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 an all-girls college preparatory school in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. 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 old to grade 12 and boys 2 years to 5 years. For the 2019-2020 school year, Ashley Hall enrolled 640 students from 24 zip codes.

The school motto is Possunt Quae Volunt, or "Girls who have the will have the ability." Ashley Hall's mission: to produce educated women who are independent, ethically responsible, and prepared to meet the challenges of society with confidence.

For over 110 years, Ashley Hall has established its place within history by empowering girls to use their voices for good. Spanning the last century, the School is rich with worthy traditions and forward-thinking innovations, and Ashley Hall endures and thrives because its values are timeless.

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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