Thomas Heyward Academy

Tel: (843)726-3673
Grades: PK - 12 | 319 students
Thomas Heyward Academy where we believe learning can be rewarding and exciting, but not without effort.
Students acquiring skills, concepts and information necessary to master a course must put forth effort.
Our goal is not to entertain children - parents can do so far more cheaply than sending them to Thomas Heyward Academy.
The philosophy of Thomas Heyward Academy is in accord with the conservative belief that no learning takes place without hard work.
The Academy's primary' mission is to educate students in the basic skills.
We cannot guarantee each student a quality education, only the opportunity to reach this goal through hard work, discipline and dedication.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 319 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Thomas Heyward Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Step Of Faith Christian Academy (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Step Of Faith Christian Academy (3.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Step Of Faith Christian Academy (3.7 miles away)
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  • Ridgeland Step Of Faith Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    9009 Tarboro Road
    Ridgeland , SC , 29936
    (843)726-6100
    (Baptist)
    3.7  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Pineland Taylor Learning Resource Center
    Special Program Emphasis
    Po Box 75
    Pineland , SC , 29934
    (803)625-5700
    Special Program Emphasis
    13.8  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Sheldon Yoruba Royal Academy
    Po Box 51 Highway 17
    Sheldon , SC , 29941
    (843)846-8900
    14.5  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  2-11
  • Okatie St. Gregory The Great School
    (Roman Catholic)
    323 Fording Island Rd
    Okatie , SC , 29909
    (843)815-9988
    (Roman Catholic)
    15.6  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lobeco Agape Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Po Box 719
    Lobeco , SC , 29931
    (843)846-4835
    (Christian)
    16.5  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  K-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - After serching and making comparisons to other schools in the South Carolina low country area (Jasper, Beaufort Counties), there is no doubt that Thomas Heyward is a superior academic and extracurricular environment. The college acceptance/attendance rate is in the high 90''s. The school environemnt gives parents confidence that thier children are in good hands, all day long. I only wish I had the opporunity send our son there sooner. - Posted by Parent

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