Bob Jones Academy

Bob Jones Academy offers K3 through 12th grade education.
BJA exists to assist like-minded Christian parents in challenging students to love Jesus Christ, to embrace God's truth, to exercise integrity, to pursue excellence and to serve others.
BJA desires to operate under these guiding principles: eternity-focused, growing, humble, transparent, unified, loving and excellent.
Everything at BJA, from academics to sports to community ministries, is designed to help students become more effective followers of Jesus Christ.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,349 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1927
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,349 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Bob Jones Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
25 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
25
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
School Uniform; slacks and collared shirts for boys; slacks, dresses or skirts and tops for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 10 / rolling
Summer Program Cost Notes
summer school is offered for grades 9-12 only
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Brandon Autry
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Tami Bucholtz

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics Club, Technology Club (elementary only)

School Notes

  • Infants through Grade 12. Distinctly biblical education within a fun atmosphere2. High ratio of staff to children which ensures that your child will receive individual love and attention. CPR and first aid-certified teachers K3 - Grade 12. Developmentally appropriate curriculum anchored in a biblical worldview with active, hands-on learning. In addition to core subjects, weekly classes in art, music, Spanish, physical education and library. Half-day or full-day sessions for K3, K4 and K5. Daily Bible instruction that encourages Christian character traits, such as kindness, self-discipline and honesty. Exceptional academic program with a wide variety of subjects. In addition to core subjects, weekly classes in art, music, Spanish, physical education and computer. Extracurricular opportunities, such as choir, orchestra, music lessons, field trips, a science fair and more. Grades 6 - 12 have access to Bob Jones University facilities. Regular chapel services and Bible classes focused on developing each student`s personal walk with God. Varsity and junior varsity sports. Strong music program including group classes, private lessons, choir and orchestra. High-performing interscholastic mock trial and speech and debate teams for grades 9 through 12.
  • Our guiding principles are:
    • Eternity-focused
    • Growing
    • Humble
    • Transparent
    • Unified
    • Loving
    • Excellent
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Bob Jones Academy?
The acceptance rate of Bob Jones Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.
Does Bob Jones Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Bob Jones Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Bob Jones Academy offer?
Bob Jones Academy offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is Bob Jones Academy's ranking?
Bob Jones Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bob Jones Academy?
The application deadline for Bob Jones Academy is Aug. 10 / rolling (applications are due on Aug. 10 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,349 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Greenville, SC is $10,586 for elementary schools and $11,468 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Greenville, SC is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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