Greenville Classical Academy

Tel: (864)329-9884
Grades: PK - 12 | 139 students
Greenville Classical Academy's mission is to glorify God (Deum Glorificare) through the provision of a rigorous classical education that transforms its students into discerning followers of Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 139 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Greenville Classical Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1450
Average ACT score 28
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or Navy bottoms and white, navy or burgandy tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 28 / May. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes K4 $224/month for 12 months K5 $367/month for 12 months 1st-6th $549.25/month for 12 months 7th-12th $600 per class annually
% on Financial Aid 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nancy Blough
Admissions Associate Tim Cockrell


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. SALT (Service Activity Leadership Team) SALT (Service Activity Leadership Team),

School Notes:

  • We are Greenville Classical Academy. We are classical, educating our students using a three-stage liberal arts curriculum compelling our students to develop a well-trained mind.

    We are Christian, educating our students to glorify God by integrating their faith with education.

    We are committed, educating our students to maximize their God-given abilities and talents equipping them for life.

    Greenville Classical Academy offers a Christ-centered education for grades K4-12 that exists to assist Christian parents in the Greenville, SC area in their duty to train their children by providing academic instruction for their children that is distinctly Christ-centered, classical, and biblical. The Upper School is a University-Model School® in which students in 7th - 12th grades may enroll full-time using a college-style schedule or take individual courses as a homeschooled student.

  • Profile last updated: 01/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southside Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Immanuel Lutheran School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Southside Christian School (1.1 miles away)
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  • Simpsonville Immanuel Lutheran School
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    Simpsonville , SC , 29681
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    0.9  mi  |  128  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Simpsonville
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Southside Christian School
    2211 Woodruff Rd
    Simpsonville , SC , 29681
    1.1  mi  |  1045  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Greenville Hope Academy    
    Alternative School
    2131 Woodruff Rd Ste 2100
    Greenville , SC , 29607
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  87  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Greenville
    Shannon Forest Christian School
    829 Garlington Road
    Greenville , SC , 29615
    2.8  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Mt. Zion Christian School
    724 Garlington Rd
    Greenville , SC , 29615
    2.9  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 09, 2012 - Love GCA! Besides giving my children the learning tools needed to succeed in life, GCA integrates the subject matter beyond the classroom walls. Putting their knowledge into action with the tools learned creates confidence when introduced to a new situation. I am so thankful for GCA teaching not only knowledge, but also teaching application within a Christian environment. If you are seeking a school that treats each child as their own, then you have found your school, Greenville Classical Academy! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - GCA provides a wonderful classical education with God in the center of all subjects! My children have attended this school for 3 years now and we LOVE it. The teachers are more like family and give children the personal attention they need to succeed. The principal and the other staff are also wonderful. It really is a hidden gem in the Greenville area. I would encourage any one who is interested in a classical, Christian education for your K4-12th grader to attend one of our many open houses. You may find the dates for those at - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 28, 2012 - We are in our 8th year at GCA, and both of our children love their school and their teachers. We drive about 30 minutes each way to take our children to GCA, because we love this school so much! - Posted by Parent

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The average private school tuition in Greenville County, SC is $6,235 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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