Moncks Corner

Insider Guide to Moncks CornerAmidst towering cypress groves that shade former rice plantations, Moncks Corner is a rural gem in the northern corner of Berkeley County. Historically a significant trade and transportation hub with its train depot and canal system, and now home to two Google data centers, Moncks Corner remains central to the vital flow of information that keeps our world humming.

Things to Do

Moncks Corner is unique in that it offers many different types of activities and things to do.  Lake Moultrie is near by offering many opportunities for boating and fishing. Hunting is also a popular activity near by in the rural outskirts of the town.  If you are looking for more history and beautiful gardens then you can also visit the Trappist Monastery, Mepkin AbbeyCypress Gardens offers an intimate glimpse of a unique habitat featured in the movie, “The Notebook” and more.  (Insider tip: It is currently close due to flooding damage but the community is working hard to support them reopening soon.)  Old Santee Canal Park provides a unique view into our nations first canal as well as maintained grounds with live oak trees, wildlife and water foul.

There are other things to do near Moncks Corner listed in our Charleston Attractions page.

Dining in Moncks Corner

Moncks Corner has a number of restaurants including popular chains but we do have some favorite spots we recommend trying if you are looking for an option in town.

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Don’t forget there are many other Dining options around the Charleston area.

Schools

Moncks Corner is located and home to Berkeley County School District.  The primary schools located in Moncks Corner are:

Henry E. Bonner is a Pre K through 5th Elementary School northeast of town with more than 700 Students and almost 50 Teachers.  It has recently become a Partial Magnet school. Their 2017 State Report card can be reviewed here.

Whitesville Elementary is a Pre K through 5th Elementary School that home to 1100 Students and nearly 70 Teachers.  The schools 2017 State Report card can be viewed here.

Berkeley Intermediate School is a 3rd though 5th Elementary with almost 700 Students and 36 Teachers.  You can review their 2017 Report card here.

BES is a Pre K through 2nd Grade Elementary school with approximately 700 Students and 46 Teachers.  The schools 2017 Report card is available here.

A traditional 6th through 8th Grade Middle School, Berkeley Middle School serves over 1200 Students with 67 Teachers.  The schools 2017 Report card is here.

Macedonia is a academic achievement, Title I 6th through 8th Grade Middle School and as a result has a  smaller student population at approximately 350 with 22 Teachers.  The schools 2017 Report card is available here.

BHS is a traditional 9th through 12th Grade High School located in Moncks Corner.  It is attended by over 1500 Students who are taught by 100 Teachers.  The 2017 graduation rate of 84.5% is slightly lower than the state average but it is improving year over year.  You can read the entire 2017 Report card here.

We have also partnered with GreatSchools.org to provide a complete break down of all schools in the Moncks Corner area.

Homes and Builders

Though mostly a quiet, rural community, Moncks Corner is growing with newer neighborhoods and developments expanding the residential options. Popular neighborhoods include Moss Grove Plantation, Cypress Grove, Oak Hill Plantation, and Stoney Creek.

2015 Population: 9,873
Median Home Price: $183,350

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Services and Utilities

Municipal Government:
Town of Moncks Corner

Service District:
Berkeley County Water and Sanitation
Berkeley Electric Cooperative Santee Cooper