Lowcountry Preparatory School

Lowcountry Preparatory School, a coeducational, K through 12th grade program, provides an ideal learning enviornment, educating students in mind, body and spirit, to become ethical leaders in a global community.
By cultivating meaningful connections, implementing enriching experiences and providing a secure and supportive environment, we are preparing our students to impact a changing world.
We challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, resilient, and compassionate citizens.
School membership affiliations include: Cognia, Advanced Placement (AP), and Southern Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA).

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Lowcountry Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1995

Student Body

Total Students
222 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Lowcountry Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art 2D/3D, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Average SAT score
1300
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki shorts or pants and Polo Shirt with school logo.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
K5-5th: $10,200 6th-8th: $11,800 9th-12th: $12,400
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Wes Wehunt
Admissions Associate
Tina Flaherty

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books Team, Chess Club, community service, Debate Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Latin Club, Literary Club, National Honor Society, Science Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Music Class

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.
  • Ours is a school of small learning environments (avg. 12-15 students) that foster curiosity and active participation. We offer activities, teams, and clubs, that allow every student to find a niche where they can participate, lead, experiment, and grow. We require student participation in community service initiatives to encourage awareness and understanding of life in our broader world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lowcountry Preparatory School cost?
Lowcountry Preparatory School's tuition is approximately $10,200 for private students.
What sports does Lowcountry Preparatory School offer?
Lowcountry Preparatory School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Lowcountry Preparatory School's ranking?
Lowcountry Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Highest average SAT score and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Lowcountry Preparatory School?
The application deadline for Lowcountry Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $8,294 for elementary schools and $8,281 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).

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