Jefferson Davis Academy

Jefferson Davis Academy is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school.
Since its inception in 1965, its philosophy has been based on a commitment to help students develop to their fullest potential academically, aesthetically, emotionally, morally, physically, socially and civically.
The faculty of Jefferson Davis Academy strives to help its students reach this maturity by nurturing their individual gifts, providing vigorous training in the tools of learning, and offering opportunities for creative work and self-discipline.
It is in this atmosphere promoting human growth and development, where excellence and responsibility are encouraged and expected, that we seek to develop our young people into citizens capable of meeting the challenges of future society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students168 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Jefferson Davis Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, color coded collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Jefferson Davis Academy is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school. Since its inception in 1965, its philosophy has been based on a commitment to help students develop to their fullest potential academically, aesthetically, emotionally, morally, physically, socially and civically. The faculty of Jefferson Davis Academy strives to help its students reach this maturity by nurturing their individual gifts, providing vigorous training in the tools of learning, and offering opportunities for creative work and self-discipline. It is in this atmosphere promoting human growth and development, where excellence and responsibility are encouraged and expected, that we seek to develop our young people into citizens capable of meeting the challenges of future society.
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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,238 for elementary schools and $7,049 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).