Mead Hall Episcopal School

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  • Established in 1955, Mead Hall's mission is to challenge students to pursue academic excellence, spiritual growth, and moral integrity. After merging with Aiken Prep School in 2012, Mead Hall now serves a diverse and talented student body in grades 3K - 12 by providing a rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, a firm spiritual foundation and a safe, nurturing community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Mead Hall Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Literature and Composition, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, U.S. History
Average SAT score1300
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants with red, white, or blue polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,600
Tuition NotesTuition begins at $5600 and increases depending on grade level. Tuition includes activity, book, and supply fees, as well as daily hot lunch.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Admissions DirectorFelicia Pontoo

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Archery, Violin

Club or Organization:
Art Club, Beta Club, Honor Council, Interact Club, Junior Beta Club, National Honor Society, Student Council

School Notes

  • Established in 1955, Mead Hall's mission is to challenge students to pursue academic excellence, spiritual growth, and moral integrity. After merging with Aiken Prep School in 2012, Mead Hall now serves a diverse and talented student body in grades 3K - 12 by providing a rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, a firm spiritual foundation and a safe, nurturing community. Mead Hall operates an accredited, college-preparatory program of academics, arts and athletics. Located in downtown Aiken, South Carolina, Mead Hall is housed on two campuses, the Saint Thaddeus Campus and the Aiken Prep Campus, both of which welcome eager and capable students who possess good character and who are willing to engage their own intellectual curiosity in a dynamic academic environment.  
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aiken
    Grades: K-8 | 190 students
    0.4 miles
    118 York St SE
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803)649-2071
    0.4 K-8
    190
  • Aiken
    Second Baptist Christian Preparatory School
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: NS-2 | 59 students
    0.3 miles
    353 Laurens Street NW
    Aiken, SC 29801
    (803)502-0710
    0.3 NS-2
    59
  • Aiken
    Grades: PK-12 | 234 students
    3.2 miles
    980 Dougherty Rd
    Aiken, SC 29803
    (803)648-7871
    3.2 PK-12
    234
  • Batesburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 24 students
    26.1 miles
    436 Boozer Rd
    Batesburg, SC 29006
    (803)532-0788
    26.1 PK-12
    24
  • Batesburg
    Grades: PK-12 | 207 students
    30.3 miles
    1046 Sardis Rd
    Batesburg, SC 29006
    (803)532-6682
    30.3 PK-12
    207

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Our children will always treasure the happy years they have spent at Mead Hall. Thanks to all the faculty who have showered them with encouragement and warmth. Mead Hall is a wonderful school.
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