Palmetto Scholars Academy is hosting open houses and accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year.

The charter school is open to any South Carolina resident, and it targets gifted and talented students. The North Charleston school will offer grades 6-12 next year.

The school will host 13 open houses for potential students and their families who want to learn more about its offerings.

The first open house will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, while others will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Dec. 14. The remaining open houses will be in January and February.

The school's campus address is 2415 Avenue F in North Charleston.

For more information or to apply, go to