Five Oaks Academy

Five Oaks Academy (FOA) is a privately owned and operated Montessori school located in Simpsonville, South Carolina.
We provide a high-quality educational experience for children toddler, preschool, elementary and middle school ages.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 230 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
2003

Student Body

Total Students
230 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Five Oaks Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Varies According to Grade Level
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Jessica Greer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Archery, Art, Battle of the Books, Chess, Coding, Dance, Debate, Foil Fencing, Guitar, Journalism, Model UN Nations, Running Club, Science Fair, Soccer

School Notes

  • Five Oaks Academy is accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) and is the only Montessori school in the area that offers a cohesive program from toddler through eighth grade. With over 36 countries represented, the global community within Five Oaks Academy (FOA) and its unique research-based approach to education give students an educational experience you won`t find anywhere else.
  • FOA is a welcoming environment that focuses on creating original thinkers and encourages students to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Understanding that each child has his own learning style and interests, students at FOA are treated as individuals. A low student:teacher ratio allows each child to receive a customized education. Students explore the realm of mathematics, literature, history, science, geography and the arts in a creative and research-based manner.
  • Along with a challenging academic curriculum, the program fosters the development of time management skills and helps students learn to prioritize their responsibilities. Additionally, students are led in discovering and developing their own unique talents and strengths. Most importantly, FOA strives to foster student`s curiosity and love of learning so they become lifelong learners. Our goal is for our students to have success not only in the classroom but in the real world as well.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 230 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Greenville County, SC is $8,770 for elementary schools and $8,514 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Greenville County, SC is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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