Legacy Charter School Rebrands to Reflect Bold College-Bound Vision

Valedictorian, Ingrid Ramos, of Legacy Early College Class of 2017, celebrates commencement and receiving the Herman W. Lay (full 4-year) Scholarship from Furman University,

Greenville, SC—Legacy Charter School announces that 100% of the Legacy 2017 graduating class has been accepted to college. This marks the fourth graduating class for Legacy and the fourth year of 100% college acceptance. Commitment to this unwavering goal has prompted Legacy to rebrand from Legacy Charter School to Legacy Early College.

"Our name change simply better explains our high expectations," said Founder and Board Chair William W. Brown. "We believe every child can learn—that takes the very best teachers doing whatever is needed to help each and every child to and through college graduation."

Legacy scholars have been accepted to higher education institutions, such as: Anderson University, Benedict College, Claflin University, Clemson University, Converse College, Greenville Technical College, Furman University, Johnson and Wales, Lander University, Morehouse College, North Greenville University, SC State, Southern Wesleyan University, Spartanburg Methodist University, USC, USC Upstate, Winthrop College, and Wofford College.

This year's graduating class of 49 Legacy seniors received over $2.1 million dollars in scholarship funds.

About Legacy Early College

Legacy Early College is a free, public charter school consisting of Legacy Early College Elementary School, Legacy Early College Middle School, and Legacy Early College High School, serving over 1350 scholars in grades K5-12th, on two campuses in Greenville’s Westside. Legacy's educational strategy combines academic excellence, physical fitness, and superior nutrition with social and emotional learning to see each scholar to and through college graduation.