Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

Tel: (803)765-2309
  • Heathwood Hall Episcopal School fosters the personal and intellectual growth of students through demonstrated mastery of a college preparatory program in a Judeo-Christian environment. Heathwood Hall is committed to encouraging creative and critical thinking and problem solving; inspiring students to take responsibility for their learning; developing relationships across disciplines and international boundaries through collaborative and cooperative learning; living, working and worshiping together to fulfill the teachings of the Christian faith; respecting the dignity of all human beings; encouraging community members to consider and act upon the moral and ethical dimensions of their choices; and promoting responsible and active citizenship and service beyond self.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 717 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
Average SAT score 1200
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki, navy, or plaid on bottom, Heathwood logo shirt on top)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,000
Tuition Notes In 2017-18, tuition ranges from $8,950- for early childhood twos to $18,775for Upper School (grades 9-12).
% on Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jane Beach
Admissions Associate Rikki Craven

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choral Groups, Climbing, Cum Laude Society, Dance Club, Destination Imagination, Diversity Club, Drama, Guitar Instruction, Hiking, Invent America!, Kayaking, Key Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Mountain Biking, Musical Theater, National Academy of Science, National Honor Society, Orienteering, Piano Instruction, Student Ambassadors, Yearbook, Young Democrats, Young Republicans Choral Groups, Climbing, Dance Club, Diversity Club, Drama, Hiking, Kayaking, Key Club, Mock Trial, Orienteering, Yearbook, Cum Laude Society,
Destination Imagination,
Guitar Instruction,
Invent America!,
Model United Nations,
Mountain Biking,
Musical Theater,
National Academy of Science,
National Honor Society,
Piano Instruction,
Student Ambassadors,
Young Democrats,
Young Republicans,

School Notes

  • 100% college placement
  • College acceptance rate of 7 out of 10 applications
  • Average of 4.3 college acceptances per student
  • 75% acceptance to Barron's "Highly Competitive Colleges" (national average is less than 50%)
  • Cum Laude Society member school
  • Morehead Scholar member school (UNC Chapel Hill)
  • Jefferson Scholar member school (University of Virginia)
  • Senior Exhibition of Mastery (thesis) required for graduation
  • International Studies Diploma Program available  with challenging globally-focused curriculum for interested high school students
  • Signature programs include: Columbia Connections, Winterim, PEAK outdoor education, Senior Exhibition, and Schoolwide Science research
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