Aiken Preparatory School

619 Barnwell Ave Nw,
Aiken, SC, 29801-0298
Tel: (803)648-3223
Grades: PK - 12 | 136 students
Founded in 1916, Aiken Preparatory School has focused on the education of the whole child.
Originally through its junior boarding program, and through its current incarnation as an independent day school, APS has touched the lives of many alumni.
Through a merger with the Aiken Day School, Aiken Prep added its co-educational program to the curriculum.
Located on over 9.5 acres in the heart of historic downtown Aiken, South Carolina, Aiken Preparatory School is a private, independent co-educational day school community reflecting a liberal arts tradition, with an emphasis on rigorous college preparation.
Our sequential, school-wide curriculum provides stepping-stones for a lifetime of learning, and it challenges our students to excel.
Delivered through a balance of innovative, experiential, and traditional learning, our curriculum allows each student to develop their strengths and find their personal passions.
Our program attracts families and students seeking a quality education and the solid values not available in many public schools.
Parents find the personal attention, well-designed structure, careful supervision, close monitoring of academic progress, and nurturing environment of our school a perfect match for their children.
For more information, please visit our website at www.aikenprep.org

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1916

Student Body

Total Students 136 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Average SAT score 1337

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Comprehensive fee's vary for each division. Please contact the admission office for further information.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,700
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lannin E. Kerry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
GolfSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Care, Choir-Lower Grades, Lego League, Student Council-Upper Grades, Wireless Communication Lego League, After School Care,
Choir-Lower Grades,
Student Council-Upper Grades,
Wireless Communication,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Aiken Preparatory School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aiken Preparatory School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Aiken Preparatory School (0 miles away)
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  • Aiken Aiken Preparatory School
    619 Barnwell Ave Nw
    Aiken , SC , 29801
    (803)648-3223
    0  mi  |  122  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    (803)644-1122
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    (803)648-3311
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