Bob Jones Academy

1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614-0296
     Tel: (864)770-1395
Grades: K - 12 | 1060 students
Bob Jones Academy offers Pre-K through 12th grade education that is dedicated to Christlikeness, focused on academic excellence, and proven in effectiveness.
Everything at BJA, from academics to sports to community ministries, is designed to help students become more effective followers of Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1927

Student Body

Total Students 1060 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 53%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(slacks and collared shirts for boys, dresses or skirts and tops for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,150
Tuition Notes see for details
Acceptance Rate 94%
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

Infants through age 3

1.  Distinctly biblical education within a fun atmosphere

2.  High ratio of staff to children which ensures that your child will receive individual love and attention

3.  CPR and first aid-certified teachers

K4 - Grade 1

1.  Developmentally appropriate curriculum anchored in a biblical worldview with active, hands-on learning

2.  In addition to core subjects, weekly classes in art, music, Spanish, physical education and library

3.  Half-day or full-day sessions for K4 and K5 

Grades 2 - 6

1.  Daily Bible instruction that encourages Christian character traits, such as kindness, self-discipline and honesty

2.  Exceptionally thorough academic program with a wide variety of subjects

3.  In addition to core subjects, weekly classes in art, music, Spanish, physical education and computer

4.  Extracurricular opportunities, such as choir, orchestra, music lessons, field trips, a science fair and more

 Grades 7 - 12

1.  Access to Bob Jones University facilities

2.  Regular chapel services and Bible classes focused on developing each student’s personal walk with God

3.  Varsity and intramural sports

4.  Strong music program including group classes, private lessons, choir and orchestra

5.  High-performing interscholastic mock trial and speech and debate teams for grades 9 through 12

Profile last updated: 09/02/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hidden Treasure Christian School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Oak Baptist Church Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is White Oak Baptist Church Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
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