GCA is a classical Christian school founded in 2004 with over 220 students enrolled in K4 - 12th grade. A list of colleges that GCA graduates have attended includes Anderson University, Bob Jones University, Campbell University, Clemson University, College of Charleston, Furman University, Liberty University, North Greenville University, Patrick Henry College, United States Military Academy West Point, USC- Columbia and University of Southern California.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 225 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / May. 31

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Language-based, and Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
2004

Student Body

Total Students
225 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Greenville Classical Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1182
Average ACT score
28
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki or Navy bottoms and white, navy or burgandy tops)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 28 / May. 31
Tuition Notes
2-day K4 $2289 3-day K4 $3434 K5 $5618 1st-5th $8400 6th-8th $8642 9th-12th $6000
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jennifer McDonald

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
House System, Yearbook

School Notes

  • We are Greenville Classical Academy. We are classical, educating our students using a three-stage liberal arts curriculum compelling our students to develop a well-trained mind.We are Christian, educating our students to glorify God by integrating their faith with education.We are committed, educating our students to maximize their God-given abilities and talents equipping them for life.Greenville Classical Academy offers a Christ-centered education for grades K4-12 that exists to assist Christian parents in the Greenville, SC area in their duty to train their children by providing academic instruction for their children that is distinctly Christ-centered, classical, and biblical. The Upper School is a University-Model School in which students in 7th - 12th grades may enroll full-time using a college-style schedule or take individual courses as a homeschooled student.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I have attended GCA for nearly 11 years now, and it's truly a part of me. Now in tenth grade, I joined GCA in its first year, and have been able to watch it grow and expand as I grow in stature in knowledge. Proverbs 22:6 says, "Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it." At the heart of it, this is what I feel to be the true goal of GCA--to prepare their students for college, the workforce, and, most importantly, life everlasting. Greenville Classical has taught me many things over the years, through both the people and material. They have taught me to think critically, be diligent, and serve my Lord, with plenty of inside jokes, fun events, and memorable experiences along the way. I thank God (and I''m sure my parents do as well) for placing me at Greenville Classical Academy. I will never forget the times I had there, the lessons learned, or the friends I made along the way.
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5  
Love GCA! Besides giving my children the learning tools needed to succeed in life, GCA integrates the subject matter beyond the classroom walls. Putting their knowledge into action with the tools learned creates confidence when introduced to a new situation. I am so thankful for GCA teaching not only knowledge, but also teaching application within a Christian environment. If you are seeking a school that treats each child as their own, then you have found your school, Greenville Classical Academy!
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5  
GCA provides a wonderful classical education with God in the center of all subjects! My children have attended this school for 3 years now and we LOVE it. The teachers are more like family and give children the personal attention they need to succeed. The principal and the other staff are also wonderful. It really is a hidden gem in the Greenville area. I would encourage any one who is interested in a classical, Christian education for your K4-12th grader to attend one of our many open houses. You may find the dates for those at www.greenvilleclassical.com.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 225 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / May. 31

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The average private school tuition in Greenville County, SC is $8,912 for elementary schools and $9,194 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Greenville County, SC is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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