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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 380 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Calhoun Academy Students 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 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Karen Cuttino

Sports

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

Nearby 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)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint Matthews First Assembly Christian School
    Alternative School (Assembly of God)
    1176 Calhoun Rd
    Saint Matthews , SC , 29135
    (803)655-7349
    Alternative School (Assembly of God)
    0.7  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Orangeburg Orangeburg Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    1842 Joe Jeffords Hwy
    Orangeburg , SC , 29115
    (803)536-0121
    (Baptist)
    10.1  mi  |  164  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Orangeburg
    Vanard Mendinghall Jr Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1202 Decatur St
    Orangeburg , SC , 29118
    (803)535-3730
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    11.1  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Orangeburg
    Orangeburg Preparatory School
    2651 North Rd
    Orangeburg , SC , 29118
    (803)534-7970
    11.6  mi  |  760  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Orangeburg
    St Andrews Methodist Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    1980 Columbia Rd
    Orangeburg , SC , 29115
    (803)536-3193
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    11.6  mi  |  16  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $9,320 for elementary schools and $6,007 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).