Dorchester Academy

Tel: (843)563-9511
Grades: PK-12 | 361 students
Established in 1966, Dorchester Academy is a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association.
With an enrollment of approximately 440, D.A. serves students from grades K4 through 12.
In the spring of 2004, the school was awarded SCISA Advanced Accreditation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 361 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Dorchester Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is North Walterboro Christian Academy (13.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bowman Southern Methodist Kindergarten (7.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bowman Southern Methodist Kindergarten (7.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bowman
    Bowman Southern Methodist Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 5 students
    7.7 miles
    Po Box 217
    Bowman, SC 29018
  • Walterboro
    First Baptist Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 31 students
    13.4 miles
    Po Box 650
    Walterboro, SC 29488
  • Walterboro
    Grades: KG-12 | 89 students
    13.4 miles
    Po Box 905
    Walterboro, SC 29488
  • Bowman
    Grades: 1-12 | 82 students
    13.6 miles
    Po Box 98
    Bowman, SC 29018
  • Holly Hill
    Grades: KG-12 | 283 students
    13.6 miles
    Po Box 757
    Holly Hill, SC 29059

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