Dorchester Academy

Established in 1966, Dorchester Academy is a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association.
With an enrollment of approximately 440, D.A. serves students from grades K4 through 12.
In the spring of 2004, the school was awarded SCISA Advanced Accreditation.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
308 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Dorchester Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Dorchester Academy's ranking?
Dorchester Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Dorchester Academy?
The application deadline for Dorchester Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $8,372 for elementary schools and $8,398 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).

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