Hammond School

Tel: (803)776-0295
Grades: PK-12 | 964 students
The school’s philosophy is to ignite the minds of students to a world of knowledge.
Leaving the traditional classroom setting frequently creates a more interesting format for that purpose.
School life at Hammond involves a wide expanse of opportunites.
Whether students are engaged in volunteer efforts for the community or campaigning for student government offices at school, they are finding their voice.
As a family-oriented school, every effort is made to perpetuate each family’s beliefs and values.
A necessary part of education is a focus on character and an understanding of the importance of faith in one’s life.
Hammond School recognizes and respects the many religious traditions that are represented.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 964 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Hammond School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Average SAT score 1843

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes 8,376 Pre-Kindergarten 11,995 Kindergarten 14,128 Grades 1-4 14,995 Grades 5-8 15,903 Grades 9-12
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,500
Admissions Director Mr. Matt Radtke
Admissions Associate Carson McQueen


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,

School Notes:

  • The SAT average in 2012-2013 was 1843
  • 10 Hammond seniors earned Natioanl Merit recognition
  • Class of 2013 earned over $7,800,000 in scholarships
  • 85% of students score in the top 15% on nationally standardized tests
  • 90% of middle and upper students participate in athletics

Profile last updated: 07/30/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Heathwood Hall Episcopal School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool (1.2 miles away)
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  • Columbia
    Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 100 students
    1.2 miles
    1005 Asbury Dr
    Columbia, SC 29209
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 808 students
    1.2 miles
    3000 S Beltline Blvd
    Columbia, SC 29201
  • Columbia
    Sandhills School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 72 students
    2.6 miles
    1500 Hallbrook Dr
    Columbia, SC 29209
  • Columbia
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
    2.6 miles
    3700 Devine Street
    Columbia, SC 29205
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-6 | 116 students
    2.7 miles
    411 South Maple Street
    Columbia, SC 29205

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