Ben Lippen School

7401 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203-0292
Tel: (803)807-4000
Grades: PK-12 | 792 students
Ben Lippen School seeks to glorify God by educating students from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ and by assisting the family and church in equipping students spiritually, academically, socially, and physically under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported varied
Year Founded 1940

Student Body

Total Students 792 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Ben Lippen School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges between $6830 and $12,600, depending on grade level
% on Financial Aid
24%
Admissions Director Kelly Adams
Admissions Associate Rebecca Austin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Class Officers, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Guitar Ensemble, Math Team, National Honor Society, Student Council, Student Missions Fellowship, Worship Arts, Yearbook Choir, Class Officers, Drama, Math Team, Worship Arts, Yearbook, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Guitar Ensemble,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,
Student Missions Fellowship,

School Notes

  • Ben Lippen School educates Pre-K through 12th grade students from a Christian perspective, providing a superior educational experience that is unlike any other in the area. Students are encouraged to pursue and develop their interests and talents, while high expectations and rigor encourage them to think critically and analytically. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention by our excellent faculty.

Profile last updated: 04/13/2016

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