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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 168 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
168 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Jefferson Davis Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(khaki pants, color coded collared shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 168 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,101 for elementary schools and $7,242 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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