Beaufort Academy

240 Sams Point Rd
Beaufort, SC 29907-0299
Tel: (843)524-3393
Grades: NS - 12 | 294 students
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Beaufort Academy is a PreK – 12th grade independent college preparatory school, designed to instill in students the intellectual curiosity and strength of character for success in college and beyond.
 At Beaufort Academy, students will find themselves immersed in a professional learning environment grounded in the core values of integrity, leadership, pride, intellect and respect, which are embodied by the faculty, parents, and students alike.  BA is where learning happens, a sense of community is felt, and every student is encouraged to make a difference.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 294 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Beaufort Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Average SAT score 1652
Average ACT score 23

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $5,200 - $11,725.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director MJ Simmons

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SailingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes:

For nearly 50 years, Beaufort Academy has prepared students to go on to become the leaders of tomorrow.  In addition to academic preparation founded by a seamless curriculum, students are encouraged to get involved in student life: to participate in sports, take part in plays, volunteer in our community, and develop leadership skills.   BA has a caring and supportive community that helps students to fully realize their potential. Relationships developed at Beaufort Academy between and among students, teachers, administrators and parents are often lifelong.

Profile last updated: 06/05/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mary Speaks Christian Academy (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Peters Catholic School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Peters Catholic School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Beaufort
    Grades: NS-8 | 169 students
    1.6 miles
    70 Lady's Island Dr
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843)522-2163
    1.6NS-8
    169
  • Beaufort
    Beaufort Sda Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 6-9 | 3 students
    2.1 miles
    906 Church St
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843)525-0060
    2.16-9
    3
  • Beaufort
    Grades: PK-KG | 12 students
    3.6 miles
    2218 Mossy Oaks Rd
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843)524-5307
    3.6PK-KG
    12
  • Port Royal
    Grades: K-11 | 13 students
    4.9 miles
    Po Box 147
    Port Royal, SC 29935
    (843)522-9537
    4.9K-11
    13
  • Beaufort
    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
    5.6 miles
    378 Parris Island Gtwy
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843)525-0635
    5.6PK-12
    112

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