Calhoun Academy

Po Box 526 81 Academy Road
Saint Matthews, SC 29135-0291
Tel: (803)874-2734
Grades: PK-12 | 380 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
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 380 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Calhoun Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,500
Tuition Notes See website
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Karen Cuttino


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is First Assembly Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orangeburg Christian Academy (10.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Orangeburg Preparatory School (11.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Matthews
    First Assembly Christian School
    Alternative School (Assembly of God)
    Grades: 9-12 | 9 students
    0.7 miles
    1176 Calhoun Rd
    Saint Matthews, SC 29135
  • Orangeburg
    Grades: KG-12 | 162 students
    10.1 miles
    1842 Joe Jeffords Hwy
    Orangeburg, SC 29115
  • Orangeburg
    Vanard Mendinghall Jr Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 11 students
    11.1 miles
    1202 Decatur St
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
  • Orangeburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 826 students
    11.6 miles
    2651 North Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
  • Orangeburg
    St Andrews Methodist Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 86 students
    11.6 miles
    1980 Columbia Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29115

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $9,496 for elementary schools and $6,070 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).