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.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded2003

Student Body

Total Students230 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Five Oaks Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries According to Grade Level
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJessica Greer


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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville
    Grades: K-9 | 87 students
    4.4 miles
    2131 Woodruff Rd Ste 2100
    Greenville, SC 29607
    4.4 K-9
  • Simpsonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 225 students
    3.4 miles
    2519 Woodruff Road
    Simpsonville, SC 29681
    3.4 PK-12
  • Greenville
    Grades: NS-5 | 102 students
    7.6 miles
    212 Roper Mountain Rd Extension
    Greenville, SC 29615
    7.6 NS-5
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-12 | 90 students
    16.3 miles
    630 Farrs Bridge Road
    Greenville, SC 29611
    16.3 PK-12
  • Greenville
    Grades: K-12 | 1127 students
    6.8 miles
    245 Cavalier Drive
    Greenville, SC 29607
    6.8 K-12

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,081 for elementary schools and $7,074 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).