Mead Hall Episcopal School

129 Pendleton Street, SW
Aiken, SC 29801-0298
Tel: (803)644-1122
Grades: PK-12 | 370 students
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Established in 1955, Mead Hall's mission is to challenge students to pursue academic excellence, spiritual growth, and moral integrity. After merging with Aiken Prep School in 2012, Mead Hall now serves a diverse and talented student body in grades 3K - 12 by providing a rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, a firm spiritual foundation and a safe, nurturing community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 370 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Mead Hall Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Literature and Composition, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, U.S. History
Average SAT score 1818
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants with red, white, or blue polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,600
Tuition Notes Tuition begins at $5600 and increases depending on grade level. Tuition includes activity, book, and supply fees, as well as daily hot lunch.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Admissions Director Felicia Pontoo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Archery, Art Club, Beta Club, Honor Council, Interact Club, Junior Beta Club, National Honor Society, Student Council, Violin Archery, Art Club, Beta Club, Honor Council, Interact Club, Violin, Junior Beta Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Established in 1955, Mead Hall's mission is to challenge students to pursue academic excellence, spiritual growth, and moral integrity. After merging with Aiken Prep School in 2012, Mead Hall now serves a diverse and talented student body in grades 3K - 12 by providing a rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, a firm spiritual foundation and a safe, nurturing community. Mead Hall operates an accredited, college-preparatory program of academics, arts and athletics. Located in downtown Aiken, South Carolina, Mead Hall is housed on two campuses, the Saint Thaddeus Campus and the Aiken Prep Campus, both of which welcome eager and capable students who possess good character and who are willing to engage their own intellectual curiosity in a dynamic academic environment.  
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Our children will always treasure the happy years they have spent at Mead Hall. Thanks to all the faculty who have showered them with encouragement and warmth. Mead Hall is a wonderful school.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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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).
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