Laurens Academy

Tel: (864)682-2324
Grades: K - 12 | 221 students
Laurens Academy is a college preparatory school in a non-denominational Christian environment.
Our hands-on curriculum, kindergarten through twelfth grade, offers traditional classroom instruction as well as opportunities on and off campus to provide enrichment for all students.
We also offer an extensive dual-enrollment curriculum for high school juniors and seniors through the University of South Carolina.
Students are able to graduate with over 30 hours of college credit.
Our International Program hosts an average of 12 high school students per year representing countries such as: China, Germany, France, Denmark, Italy, Thailand, Mexico, and Spain.
We are confident that you will find faculty and staff members that are interested in your child's success in developing to their full potential academically, emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 221 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Laurens Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses Dual-enrollment credit courses  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Neat appearance. Boys shirts must be tucked in and pants around waist. Girls dresses must be knee length and shirts can not be tank tops or thinner strapped and must be modest.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,592
Tuition Notes Amount is based on average tuition. Tuition ranges from $4012-$4986 depending on grade level.
Admissions Director Lisa Kirk
Admissions Associate Til Culbertson, Int'l Students

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Quiz Bowl Team, Beta Club, Bible Club, Boy Scouts, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, Math Quiz Bowl Team, National Honor Society, Performance Chorus, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Yearbook Beta Club, Bible Club, Boy Scouts, Yearbook, Academic Quiz Bowl Team,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
International Club,
Math Quiz Bowl Team,
National Honor Society,
Performance Chorus,
Student Council,
Student Newspaper,

School Notes:

  • Prospective students must possess an overall "B" average and be free from discipline issues to apply to Laurens Academy. All students will be screened to assure proper class placement for students' success in our college preparatory curriculum.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lighthouse Christian Academy (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist Church (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fountain Inn Christian School (16.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Laurens First Baptist Church
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    300 W Main Street
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-7500
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0.4  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Laurens
    Faith Christian School
    (Baptist)
    1607 Greenwood Rd
    Laurens , SC , 29360
    (864)984-4277
    (Baptist)
    1.4  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Enoree Lighthouse Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    23994 Highway 221 N
    Enoree , SC , 29335
    (864)682-3422
    (Baptist)
    10  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Ware Shoals Steppingstones Ministries
    (Baptist)
    Po Box 209
    Ware Shoals , SC , 29692
    (864)456-2460
    (Baptist)
    16.4  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Fountain Inn Fountain Inn Christian School
    (Christian)
    315 N Main St Box 5
    Fountain Inn , SC , 29644
    (864)862-7811
    (Christian)
    16.6  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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