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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 370 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,600
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Mead Hall Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1955

Student Body

Total Students
370 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Mead Hall Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Government, Literature and Composition, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, U.S. History
Average SAT score
1300
Average ACT score
27
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki pants with red, white, or blue polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition 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 Director
Felicia Pontoo

Sports

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.  

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Decent for the area, but a lot of turnover with the administration, which is decidedly subpar. Teachers are good in class and academics are good.
- Posted by
5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 370 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,600
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,110 for elementary schools and $7,211 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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