Emmanuel Christian School

ECS is a K2-12th grade educational institution and has been serving Darlington County since 1963! ECS uses a traditional classroom setting taught from a Chrisian worldview. We offer a college prepratory curriculum, many extra curricular activities, and a competitively priced tuition.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students311 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Emmanuel Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size19 students
Average SAT score1035
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,850
Tuition NotesTuition does not include fees. Preschool and K5 $4,000 Grades 1-5 $4,850 Grades 6-12 $5,200
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJenifer O'Neal


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Student Government Association

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Excel School of the Arts

School Notes

  • Emmanuel Christian School is a K2-12th grade academic institution, founded for the purpose of educating students from a Christian worldview and committed to maintaining and delivering a strong academic program.  For curriculum, ECS uses ABeka in the lower school and mostly Bob Jones University Press in the upper school.  Athletically, over the years and more recently ECS has won multiple state championships, especially in Baseball and Softball.  ECS admits students of any race, color, national, or ethnic origin to all the rights, priveledges, programs, activites generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in adminsitration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
  • Check ECS out on the web at ecscrusaders.com or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ECSCrusaders/.

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