History:Columbia Adventist Academy had its beginning in 1919 and has been in continuous operation since World War II. Columbia Adventist Academy is a ministry of the Columbia First Seventh-day Adventist Church. .

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $390
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 18 / rolling

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1919

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Top: Polo shirt colors: Long/Short sleeve hunter green, dark navy, black soot, or classic red. Sweatshirts: hunter green, dark navy, black soot, or classic red. Bottoms: Pants/skirt/Tunic: Black, Khaki or Blue Shoes: Sneakers Friday: Jeans with Polo shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Registration fee: $260.00. A non-refundable materials fee of $260.00 shall apply to each student for the school year. The materials fee provides for the use of books, the library Angel Program, admittance/placement testing, insurance and chrome book. Fi
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Reading Club, Texas Scottish Write

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Affiliation: Seventh-day Adventists operate the largest unified Protestant system of education in the world. Scattered among more than one hundred countries are 1.1 million students, 54,000 educators, and 6,000 institutions. The church operates 95 colleges and universities, including 3 medical schools. Motto: Enrolled for the Kingdom; Educated on the Rock. Curriculum: ELEMENTARY Grades K through eight: Students receive instruction in Bible, Reading, Math, Language Arts, the Sciences, Social Studies, Art, Choir, and Physical Education. Grades four through eight will be instructed in keyboarding. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $390
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 18 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,101 for elementary schools and $7,242 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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