Hancock Day School

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  • Hancock Day School was founded in 1953.  It is a nonsectarian school composed of pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Hancock Day School has made history by emphasizing the basics in academic instructions while enriching and broadening the student's spiritual, emotional, physical and cultural development.
  • Hancock Day School continues to make an impact in the realm of education, adhering to the school motto: "Giving children roots to grow and wings to fly.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
AdvancED
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1953
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students438 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Hancock Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 21
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,500
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8,100 to $10,900 depending on grade level
Admissions DirectorCindy Drew

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Since 1953, Hancock Day School has been an established independent school with a challenging curriculum for students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. Our rigorous curriculum emphasizes a back-to-basics program emphasizing strong language, reasoning, and critical thinking skills. We offer a full range of specialty areas including visual arts, performing arts, music, and technology. In addition to training the mind we also provide physical education, recess, and after-school athletic offerings to promote a healthy appreciation for athletic skills and social relationships. Our faculty provides a nurturing environment that is based on Judeo-Christian values and reminds students of the importance of personal responsibility, manners, and character.

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  • Savannah
    Grades: PK-12 | 1068 students
    5.1 miles
    824 Stillwood Drive
    Savannah, GA 31419
    (912)925-8800
    5.1 PK-12
    1068
  • Savannah
    Grades: PK-12 | 229 students
    21.5 miles
    505 E 54th St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912)509-0540
    21.5 PK-12
    229
  • Savannah
    Grades: PK-12 | 275 students
    2.4 miles
    6500 Habersham
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912)352-4535
    2.4 PK-12
    275
  • Savannah
    Grades: NS-12 | 713 students
    2.1 miles
    4625 Waters Ave
    Savannah, GA 31404
    (912)351-2299
    2.1 NS-12
    713
  • Savannah
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    Grades: 2-12 | 66 students
    2.5 miles
    4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd
    Savannah, GA 31406
    (912)354-4047
    2.5 2-12
    66

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This is one of the best private schools in Savannah, Ga and you will not go wrong enrolling your child here. I just love this school.
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Please give me a call. I am the Director of STARBASE Savannah and would love to have your 5th grade students participate in this STEM program. It is located on HAAF. Monday-Friday from 9:30 until 2pm. You must have your own transportation. The only requirements for the students are to have a home/school lunch and a jacket. Please call at 315-3748. We had a cancellation for the first two weeks in May: May 5-9 and 12-16. Thank you very much...
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