Calhoun Academy

Po Box 526; 81 Academy Road
Saint Matthews, SC 29135-0291
Tel: (803)874-2734
Grades: PK-12 | 315 students
At Calhoun Academy, we hope to increase the student's ability to think rationally, to express thought clearly, and to read and listen with understanding.
We want to encourage each student to develop the traditional American values of honesty, respect for fellow human beings, rights of others, respect for authority, self-respect, morality, patriotism, physical and mental well being.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 315 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Calhoun Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes See website
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mims Taylor
Admissions Associate Karen Cuttino

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is First Assembly Christian School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orangeburg Christian Academy (8.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Andrews Methodist Kindergarten (11 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Matthews
    First Assembly Christian School
    Alternative School (Assembly of God)
    Grades: 9-12 | 9 students
    2.3 miles
    1176 Calhoun Rd
    Saint Matthews, SC 29135
    (803)655-7349
    2.39-12
    9
  • Orangeburg
    Grades: KG-12 | 162 students
    8.9 miles
    1842 Joe Jeffords Hwy
    Orangeburg, SC 29115
    (803)536-0121
    8.9KG-12
    162
  • Orangeburg
    Vanard Mendinghall Jr Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 11 students
    10.4 miles
    1202 Decatur St
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (803)535-3730
    10.4K-9
    11
  • Orangeburg
    St Andrews Methodist Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 86 students
    11 miles
    1980 Columbia Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29115
    (803)536-3193
    11PK-KG
    86
  • Orangeburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 826 students
    11.2 miles
    2651 North Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (803)534-7970
    11.2PK-12
    826

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
December 07, 2016
In addition to complying with all the usual admissions requirements, international students must also obtain a student visa. Here are five tips to help you navigate the admissions process.
November 30, 2016
SSAT and ISEE scores are one part of the total picture which most private school admissions staff review. These standardized tests reveal what you have learned in key mastery areas.
November 21, 2016
What is really important in choosing a private school? Ranks? Academics? Financial aid? Sports programs? Arts programs? One of these criteria doesn't matter. The others do.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $8,830 for elementary schools and $6,539 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).