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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 286 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Beaufort Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1965

Student Body

Total Students
286 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Beaufort Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
Average SAT score
1190
Average ACT score
23

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $5,200 - $11,725.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
MJ Simmons

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 286 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Beaufort County, SC is $8,364 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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