A.W. Spalding Elementary School

  • A.W. Spalding is a Christian community of learners dedicated to extraordinary accomplishments.
  • The school seeks to inspire its learners to think deeply, live fully, serve unselfishly, and love God completely.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students280 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade A.W. Spalding Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants/shorts, School skirt, crested polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,175
Tuition NotesIncludes application fee, registration, and 10 months tuition at $485 per month.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$600
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Tom Fogg

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballGolf,
GymnasticsSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.AWS Band, AWS Handbell Choir, AWS Robotics, AWS String Orchestra, AWS Yearbook Club

School Notes

  • A.W. Spalding is a co-ed PreKindergarten to 5th grade day school operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  AWS has been located at the same place on the campus of Southern Adventist University since 1958.  AWS offers a daily Bible class along with the core curriculum which includes: Language Arts, Mathmatics, Physical Educaation, Reading, Science, Social Studies and Technology.  In addition, there are many Fine Arts choices to choose from including:  general classroom music, band (5th grade), choirs, strings, and visual arts.  AWS also has a computer lab and mobile cart for laptop computers.  AWS also runs an after school intramural program and after school child care to 6:00 p,m. Mondays to Thursdays and to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.
  • AWS is located on the campus of Southern Adventist University and enjoys a close working relationship with the university.  Students are able to interact with university professors, as well as use the various facilities on campus.
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