Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201-0292
Tel: (803)765-2309
Grades: PK-12 | 808 students
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School fosters the personal and intellectual growth of students through demonstrated mastery of a college preparatory program in a Judeo-Christian environment.
Heathwood Hall is committed to encouraging creative and critical thinking and problem solving; inspiring students to take responsibility for their learning; developing relationships across disciplines and international boundaries through collaborative and cooperative learning; living, working and worshiping together to fulfill the teachings of the Christian faith; respecting the dignity of all human beings; encouraging community members to consider and act upon the moral and ethical dimensions of their choices; and promoting responsible and active citizenship and service beyond self.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 808 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Average SAT score 1200

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $12,500
Tuition Notes In 2007-2008, tuition ranges from $3,890 for 3-day nursery school to $13,650 for Upper School (grades 9-12).
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Stephen M. Mandell
Admissions Associate Cara Parker


Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choral Groups, Climbing, Cum Laude Society, Dance Club, Destination Imagination, Diversity Club, Drama, Guitar Instruction, Hiking, Invent America!, Kayaking, Key Club, Key Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Model United Nations, Mountain Biking, Musical Theater, National Academy of Science, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Orienteering, Piano Instruction, Student Ambassadors, Violin Instruction, Yearbook, Young Democrats, Young Republicans Choral Groups, Climbing, Dance Club, Diversity Club, Drama, Hiking, Kayaking, Key Club, Key Club, Mock Trial, Orchestra, Orienteering, Yearbook, Cum Laude Society,
Destination Imagination,
Guitar Instruction,
Invent America!,
Model United Nations,
Model United Nations,
Mountain Biking,
Musical Theater,
National Academy of Science,
National Honor Society,
Piano Instruction,
Student Ambassadors,
Violin Instruction,
Young Democrats,
Young Republicans,

School Notes:

  • 100% college placement
  • College acceptance rate of 7 out of 10 applications
  • Average of 4.3 college acceptances per student
  • 75% acceptance to Barron's "Highly Competitive Colleges" (national average is less than 50%)
  • Nearly $16 million in college merit scholarship offers to graduating seniors (2001-2006)
  • Cum Laude Society member school
  • Morehead Scholar member school (UNC Chapel Hill)
  • Jefferson Scholar member school (University of Virginia)
  • Since 2000, nearly 27,000 hours of community service by Upper School students
  • Senior Exhibition of Mastery (thesis) required for graduation
  • International Studies Diploma Program available in 2007-2008 with challenging globally-focused curriculum for interested high school students
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Hammond School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hammond School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hammond School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 964 students
    1.2 miles
    854 Galway Ln
    Columbia, SC 29209
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-6 | 116 students
    2.2 miles
    411 South Maple Street
    Columbia, SC 29205
  • Columbia
    Asbury Kindergarten & Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 100 students
    2.4 miles
    1005 Asbury Dr
    Columbia, SC 29209
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-KG | 204 students
    2.7 miles
    3407 Devine St
    Columbia, SC 29205
  • Columbia
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 274 students
    2.7 miles
    3700 Devine Street
    Columbia, SC 29205

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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).