East Cooper Center for Advanced Studies

Proudly serving all East Cooper Students

  • Picture of Jeff Blankenship, Principal
    Jeff Blankenship, Principal


  • The East Cooper Center for Advanced Studies (ECCAS) provides access to high school students from both Lucy Beckham and Wando High Schools.  Our school is organized so students may explore future opportunities through 22 different Majors grouped into 17 Programs under 4 Academies.  Nearly 1600 students will attend class in the ECCAS this year with the focus of becoming college and career ready.  Recognized as a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Distinguished School in its first year of existence in 2021, the ECCAS will be the only school in the nation to offer all 17 Biomedical Science, Computer Science, and Engineering PLTW courses in 2022.  With access to nearly 100 different industry certification exams, students may graduate as licensed Automotive Technicians, Certified Nursing Assistants, Cosmetologists, or Real Estate Agents.  Please consider joining the East Cooper CAS as a business and community partner and follow us on social media @EastCooperCAS #Lightingtheway

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