Most Selective Private Schools in South Carolina

The average private school acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% per year (2023-24).
The most selective school in South Carolina is University School Of The Lowcountry, with an acceptance rate of 60%.
Acceptance Rate Range: 60% 93% Avg. Acceptance Rate: 84%

Most Selective Private Schools in South Carolina (2023-24)

School
Acceptance Rate
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Acceptance Rate: 60%
Grades: 3-12
690 Coleman Blvd.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-0902
Rank: #22.
Hilton Head Christian Academy
Hilton Head Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 61%
Grades: K-12
3088 Bluffton Parkway
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 681-2878
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
2024 Academy Rd
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-5506
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Oakbrook Preparatory School
Oakbrook Preparatory School Photo - Our boys golf team shown at the 2013 State Championship tournament has won 4 State titles in a row. Starting with the 2013-14 academic year, we now have girls varsity golf along with a middle school team.
(Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: PK-12
190 Lincoln School Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 587-2060
Rank: #55.
First Presbyterian Academy
First Presbyterian Academy Photo - Our teachers are dedicated to a loving, Christ-centered environment.
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 72%
Grades: PK-1
200 W Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 235-0122
Rank: #66.
Heritage Academy
Heritage Academy Photo - Welcome to Hilton Head Island!
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 75%
Grades: 6-12
11 New Orleans Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-8600
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Camden Military Academy
Camden Military Academy Photo - Class in action!
All-boys
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 7-12
520 Highway 1 N
Camden, SC 29020
(803) 432-6001
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 765-2309
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Northside Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: NS-12
7800 Northside Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 797-2690
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Spartanburg Day School
Spartanburg Day School Photo
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
1701 Skylyn Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29307
(864) 582-7539
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Tabernacle Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
3931 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 269-2760
Rank: #1212.
Hawthorne Christian Academy
Hawthorne Christian Academy Photo - Mrs. Youmans STEAM class
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 82%
Grades: PK-12
790 Hawthorne Rd
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 377-8235
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Bishop England High School
Bishop England High School Photo - Students attend the Chrism Mass
(Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: 9-12
363 Seven Farms Dr
Charleston, SC 29492
(843) 849-9599
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Eastside Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
1908 Highway 72 221 E
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-1414
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Hemingway Day School
Special Program Emphasis (Presbyterian)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-4
475 N Main Street Suite E
Hemingway, SC 29554
(843) 933-0851
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Mountain View Christian Academy
Mountain View Christian Academy Photo - 2016 SCACS Fine Arts Festival
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: K-12
650 Battleground Rd
Cowpens, SC 29330
(864) 463-8888
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Pinewood Preparatory School
Pinewood Preparatory School Photo
(7)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
1114 Orangeburg Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-1643
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
St. Timothy's Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-K
200 South Goose Creek Blvd.
Goose Creek, SC 29445
(843) 553-7175
Rank: #13 - 1913. - 19.
Sea Pines Montessori Academy
Sea Pines Montessori Academy Photo
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-8
9 Foxgrape Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-2534
Rank: #2020.
Mitchell Road Christian Academy
Mitchell Road Christian Academy Photo
(Presbyterian)
Acceptance Rate: 88%
Grades: PK-8
207 Mitchell Rd
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 268-2210
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Anderson Christian School
Anderson Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
3902 Liberty Highway
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 224-7309
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Coastal Christian Preparatory School
Coastal Christian Preparatory School Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
681 McCants Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-3663
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Easley Christian School
Easley Christian School Photo - "Where Eagles Soar"
(Baptist)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
461 Saco Lowell Rd
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 855-8000
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-K
868 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, SC 29708
(803) 802-2112
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
May River Montessori School
Montessori School
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-6
7014, 60 Calhoun St
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 757-2312
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Newberry Academy
Newberry Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: NS-12
2055 Smith Rd
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-2760
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
St. John's Christian Academy
St. John's Christian Academy Photo - Playground Time
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
204 West Main Street
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
(843) 761-8539
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
St. Marys Catholic School
St. Marys Catholic School Photo - St. Mary's Elementary School
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
101 Hampton Ave
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 271-3870
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
South Aiken Baptist Christian School
(Baptist)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
980 Dougherty Rd
Aiken, SC 29803
(803) 648-7871
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Step Of Faith Christian Academy
Step Of Faith Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
9009 Tarboro Road
Ridgeland, SC 29936
(843) 726-6100
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Summerville Catholic School
Summerville Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-8
226 Black Oak Blvd
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 873-9310
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Walnut Grove Christian School
Walnut Grove Christian School Photo - Our Class of 2020, with 12 graduates, earned more than $2.5 Million in academic & athletic scholarships from the following colleges and universities: University of Florida, College of Charleston Honors College, NC State, Charleston Southern, Anderson University, University of South Carolina, USC-Lancaster, Gardner Webb, Erskine, Wingate, Auburn University, University of Alabama, & High Point University
(Christian)
(8)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: K-12
1036 Maxwell Mill Road
Fort Mill, SC 29708
(803) 835-2000
Rank: #21 - 3321. - 33.
Wilson Hall
Wilson Hall Photo
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
520 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 469-3475
Rank: #3434.
Cross Schools
Cross Schools Photo - Cross Schools students learn about their local ecosystem in a bilingual class held through our Environmental Learning Center.
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 92%
Grades: NS-10
495 Buckwalter Parkway
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-2000
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
New Covenant School
New Covenant School Photo - New Covenant School Cavaliers
(Presbyterian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 93%
Grades: PK-12
303 Simpson Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 224-5675
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the South Carolina average Private Schools acceptance rate?
The South Carolina average Private Schools acceptance rate is 90% for 2023-24.
What are the most selective Private Schools in South Carolina?
The best top ranked Private Schools in South Carolina include University School Of The Lowcountry, Hilton Head Christian Academy and Charleston Collegiate School.
What is the most selective high school and elementary school in South Carolina?
The most selective private high school in South Carolina is University School Of The Lowcountry, with an acceptance rate of 60%. The most selective private elementary school is University School Of The Lowcountry, with an acceptance rate of 60%.

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