Jefferson Davis Academy

5061 Hilda Rd,
Blackville, SC, 29817-0298
     Tel: (803)284-2476
Grades: PK - 12 | 145 students
Jefferson Davis Academy is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school.
Since its inception in 1965, its philosophy has been based on a commitment to help students develop to their fullest potential academically, aesthetically, emotionally, morally, physically, socially and civically.
The faculty of Jefferson Davis Academy strives to help its students reach this maturity by nurturing their individual gifts, providing vigorous training in the tools of learning, and offering opportunities for creative work and self-discipline.
It is in this atmosphere promoting human growth and development, where excellence and responsibility are encouraged and expected, that we seek to develop our young people into citizens capable of meeting the challenges of future society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 145 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Jefferson Davis Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants, color coded collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Ms. Jane Hunter and Ms. Eve Hogarth

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Barnwell Christian School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barnwell Christian School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Winfield Heights Christian Kindergarten (9.1 miles away)
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  • BlackvilleBarnwell Christian School
      (Mennonite)
    5675 Sc Highway 70
    BlackvilleSC29817
    (803)383-2577
      (Mennonite)
    4.2 mi | 48 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • BlackvilleCalvary Fellowship Mennonite
      (Mennonite)
    2436 Healing Springs Rd
    BlackvilleSC29817
    (803)284-2876
      (Mennonite)
    4.3 mi | 12 students | Gr. 2-11                      
  • WillistonWinfield Heights Christian Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    315 Chester St
    WillistonSC29853
    (803)266-3832
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    9.1 mi | 14 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WillistonIn His Service Christian School
      (Christian)
    222 Noble St
    WillistonSC29853
    (803)266-7372
      (Christian)
    10.1 mi | 21 students | Gr. 1-10                      
  • BarnwellHoly Apostles Episcopal School
      (Episcopal)
    Po Box 1051
    BarnwellSC29812
    (803)259-3477
      (Episcopal)
    16.9 mi | 19 students | Gr. K-4                      

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