Exceptional SC is a 501(c)(3) charity that accepts donations for the purpose of providing scholarships to South Carolina K-12 students with special needs to attend independent educational institutions. Donations made to Exceptional SC are eligible for a state tax credit outlined in the annual state budget. Students are awarded scholarships that are sent directly to their eligible schools.
Trident Academy admits students of any gender, sexual orientation and identity (including transgender status), race, color, religion, national and/or ethnic origin, and provides students with all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. In accordance with applicable law, it does not discriminate in the administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. Similarly, Trident Academy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on disability. However, consistent with Trident Academy’s mission, it is the admission policy that to qualify for admission consideration, students must have diagnosed learning disabilities and/or certain communication disorders and meet certain threshold criteria as evidenced by their professional testing documents.