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Beaufort Academy is a PreK – 12th grade independent college preparatory school, designed to instill in students the intellectual curiosity and strength of character for success in college and beyond.
At Beaufort Academy, students will find themselves immersed in a professional learning environment grounded in the core values of integrity, leadership, pride, intellect and respect, which are embodied by the faculty, parents, and students alike.
BA is where learning happens, a sense of community is felt, and every student is encouraged to make a difference.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students286 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Beaufort Academy 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 Size15 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
Average SAT score1190
Average ACT score23

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,000
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $5,200 - $11,725.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorMJ Simmons

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SailingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • For nearly 50 years, Beaufort Academy has prepared students to go on to become the leaders of tomorrow.  In addition to academic preparation founded by a seamless curriculum, students are encouraged to get involved in student life: to participate in sports, take part in plays, volunteer in our community, and develop leadership skills.   BA has a caring and supportive community that helps students to fully realize their potential. Relationships developed at Beaufort Academy between and among students, teachers, administrators and parents are often lifelong.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beaufort
    Grades: PK-12 | 73 students
    5.6 miles
    378 Parris Island Gtwy
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 525-0635
    5.6 PK-12
    73
  • Beaufort
    Grades: PK-6 | 230 students
    1.6 miles
    70 Lady's Island Dr
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 522-2163
    1.6 PK-6
    230
  • Hilton Head Island
    Grades: NS-12 | 382 students
    15.9 miles
    55 Gardner Drive
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 681-2878
    15.9 NS-12
    382
  • Hilton Head Island
    Grades: PK-12 | 386 students
    22.1 miles
    8 Foxgrape Rd
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
    (843) 671-2286
    22.1 PK-12
    386
  • Columbia
    Cardinal Newman School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 555 students
    114.5 miles
    2945 Alpine Road
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803) 782-2814
    114.5 7-12
    555

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,238 for elementary schools and $7,049 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).