Most Selective Private High Schools in South Carolina

The average private high school acceptance rate in South Carolina is 88% per year (2021-22).
The most selective school in South Carolina is University School Of The Lowcountry, with an acceptance rate of 60%.

Most Selective Private High Schools in South Carolina (2021-22)

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.
Trident Academy
Special Education School
Acceptance Rate: 63%
Grades: K-12
1455 Wakendaw Rd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-7046
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.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Grades: NS-12
190 Lincoln School Road
Spartanburg, SC 29301
(864) 587-2060
Rank: #55.
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: #6 - 116. - 11.
Camden Military Academy
Camden Military Academy Photo - Class in action!
All-boys (Christian)
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 7-12
520 Highway 1 N
Camden, SC 29020
(800) 948-6291
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
3000 S Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 765-2309
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
Northside Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: PK-12
7800 Northside Dr
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 797-2690
Rank: #6 - 116. - 11.
St. Francis Xavier High School
St. Francis Xavier High School Photo - Our students are encouraged to particpate in all sports we offer.
(Roman Catholic)
Acceptance Rate: 80%
Grades: 9-12
15 School Street
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-0210
Rank: #6 - 116. - 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: #6 - 116. - 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: NS-12
790 Hawthorne Rd
Chester, SC 29706
(803) 377-8235
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Eastside Christian School
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
1908 Highway 72 221 E
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-1414
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Mountain View Christian Academy
Mountain View Christian Academy Photo - 2016 SCACS Fine Arts Festival
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: NS-12
650 Battleground Rd
Cowpens, SC 29330
(864) 463-8888
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Pinewood Prep
Pinewood Prep Photo
(5)
Acceptance Rate: 85%
Grades: PK-12
1114 Orangeburg Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-1643
Rank: #16 - 2116. - 21.
Anderson Christian School
Anderson Christian School Photo - Christ. Community. Quality Education.
(Christian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: PK-12
3902 Liberty Highway
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 224-7309
Rank: #16 - 2116. - 21.
Bishop England High School
Bishop England High School Photo - Clemson Calculus Challenge Team 2012
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 90%
Grades: 9-12
363 Seven Farms Dr
Charleston, SC 29492
(843) 849-9599
Rank: #16 - 2116. - 21.
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: #16 - 2116. - 21.
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: #16 - 2116. - 21.
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: #16 - 2116. - 21.
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: #2222.
Cross Schools
Cross Schools Photo - Cross Schools students learn about their local ecosystem in a bilingual class held through our Environmental Learning Center.
(Anglican)
Acceptance Rate: 92%
Grades: NS-10
495 Buckwalter Parkway
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-2000
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
New Covenant School
New Covenant School Photo - New Covenant School Cavaliers
(Presbyterian)
(1)
Acceptance Rate: 93%
Grades: PK-12
303 Simpson Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 224-5675
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Thomas Sumter Academy
Acceptance Rate: 93%
Grades: PK-12
5265 Camden Hwy
Rembert, SC 29128
(803) 499-3378
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Bob Jones Academy
Bob Jones Academy Photo - Bob Jones Academy's fine arts program includes art, speech and music. The music program includes two bands, an orchestra and two choirs as well as music lessons offered through Bob Jones University.
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614
(864) 770-1395
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Emmanuel Christian School
Emmanuel Christian School Photo - Some of our Upper School students posing during Spirit Week.
(Baptist)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
1001 N Marquis Hwy
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 332-0164
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Francis Hugh Wardlaw Academy
(Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
1296 Columbia Rd
Johnston, SC 29832
(803) 275-4794
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Greenville Classical Academy
Greenville Classical Academy Photo - One of GCA's 4th grade students
(Christian)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
2519 Woodruff Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 329-9884
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Hampton Park Christian School
Hampton Park Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: K-12
875 State Park Road
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 370-3100
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Montessori School Of Anderson
Montessori School
(2)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
280 Sam McGee Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 226-5344
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Newberry Christian Academy
Alternative School (Christian)
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
2004 Colony Church Rd
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 321-1982
Rank: #25 - 3225. - 32.
Robert E Lee Academy
Acceptance Rate: 95%
Grades: PK-12
630 Cousar St
Bishopville, SC 29010
(803) 484-5532
Rank: #3333.
Newberry Academy
Newberry Academy Photo
Acceptance Rate: 96%
Grades: PK-12
2055 Smith Rd
Newberry, SC 29108
(803) 276-2760
Rank: #3434.
Carolina Christian Academy
Carolina Christian Academy Photo - SENATOR SCOTT
(Baptist)
(17)
Acceptance Rate: 98%
Grades: PK-12
1850 Kershaw Camden Hwy
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-5565
Rank: #35 - 3735. - 37.
Calhoun Academy
Acceptance Rate: 99%
Grades: PK-12
81 Academy Road
Saint Matthews, SC 29135
(803) 874-2734
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