Laurens Academy

Laurens Academy is a college preparatory school in a non-denominational Christian environment.
Our hands-on curriculum, kindergarten through twelfth grade, offers traditional classroom instruction as well as opportunities on and off campus to provide enrichment for all students.
We also offer an extensive dual-enrollment curriculum for high school juniors and seniors through the University of South Carolina.
Students are able to graduate with over 30 hours of college credit.
Our International Program hosts an average of 12 high school students per year representing countries such as: China, Germany, France, Denmark, Italy, Thailand, Mexico, and Spain.
We are confident that you will find faculty and staff members that are interested in your child's success in developing to their full potential academically, emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students221 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Laurens Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
Advanced CoursesDual-enrollment credit courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Neat appearance. Boys shirts must be tucked in and pants around waist. Girls dresses must be knee length and shirts can not be tank tops or thinner strapped and must be modest.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,592
Tuition NotesAmount is based on average tuition. Tuition ranges from $4012-$4986 depending on grade level.
Admissions DirectorLisa Kirk
Admissions AssociateTil Culbertson, Int'l Students

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Quiz Bowl Team, Beta Club, Bible Club, Boy Scouts, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, Math Quiz Bowl Team, National Honor Society, Performance Chorus, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Prospective students must possess an overall "B" average and be free from discipline issues to apply to Laurens Academy. All students will be screened to assure proper class placement for students' success in our college preparatory curriculum.
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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).