Folly Beach is a city located on Folly Island in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. Folly Beach is within the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Areas. Known to Charleston locals as "the Edge of America", Folly Beach is home to numerous surf spots, the most popular being the Washout, 10th Street and the Folly Beach Pier. Despite its usually calm conditions, Folly Beach has gained prominence as one of the more popular surf spots along the East Coast. Folly Beach is an eclectic beach community with surf shops, restaurants, gift shops, offices, and bars along Center Street; the main road and gateway to the community.
The median income for a household in the city was $46,935, and the median income for a family was $66,058. Males had a median income of $34,125 versus $30,075 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,493. About 4.6% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.7% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.
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|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|5||Harbor View Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|2||Murray Lasaine Elementary School||Preschool - 7th Grade||Public|
|5||Stiles Point Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|3||James Island Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Camp Road Middle School @ James Island||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Septima Clark Academy||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|5||James Island Charter High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Acceleration Academy Charleston||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Nativity School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||James Island Christian School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||The O'quinn School||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
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