Lowcountry Preparatory School

  • Lowcountry Preparatory School with its coeducational, K3 through 12th grade program excels at preparing students for college, for leadership, and for life. Our attentive, intellectually stimulating community provides a demanding curriculum - academic, artistic, athletic, and service to others. Based on our Judeo-Christian heritage, we challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, resilient, and ethical global citizens. We expect our graduates to shape and changing world. School membership affiliations include: AdvancED, International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and Southern Association of Independent Schools.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1995

Student Body

Total Students169 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Lowcountry Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature
Average SAT score1300
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki shorts or pants and Polo Shirt with school logo.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,800
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorCol Scott Gibson

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSailing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.art, community service, drama, guitar, photography, yearbook

Club or Organization:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Sailing Club, Science Club

School Notes

  • The Lowcountry Preparatory School community functions as an extended family that shares the goal of educating caring, responsible, and resourceful young people for the challenges of a complex and changing world.

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    (843)650-2829
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    (843)651-6795
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    9535 Highway 90
    Longs, SC 29568
    (843)399-7181
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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,081 for elementary schools and $7,074 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).