Newberry Academy

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Newberry Academy Photo #2 - Newberry Academy hosts several cheerleading teams at the intramural, middle school and Varsity level, which includes the current SCISA State Championship Competition Team.
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Newberry Academy Photo #4 - Newberry Academy features a Junior Varsity 8-Man team, comprised of talented athletes in grades 5th - 8th. The Eagles compete against teams from throughout the Midlands region.
Newberry Academy Photo #5 - Newberry Academy's preschool program begins in Grade 3K and runs through 5K, and gives students an opportunity to begin their college-preparatory learning experience in a safe and imaginative environment.
Newberry Academy Photo #6 - Both Lower and Upper School students have the opportunity to participate in many Fine Arts projects through regularly scheduled art classes and showcase their work in Fall & Spring Art Shows.
Newberry Academy Photo #7 - Each year School Spirit Week is capped off by a rousing PowderPuff football game, where students enjoy both participating in and cheering on their fellow classmates.
Newberry Academy Photo #8 - Every three years the Upper School has the opportunity to visit Washington, DC for a week, where they visit historical monuments & landmarks throughout the region. This year's 2014 trip was an incredible experience!
Newberry Academy Photo #9 - From interactive field trips to special reports & projects, Newberry Academy's Lower School students are exposed to a wide variety of educational opportunities.
For nearly 50 years, Newberry Academy has been the school of choice for parents seeking an institution that promotes a safe and nurturing atmosphere with a challenging college preparatory environment.
With extracurricular programs ranging from academic competition teams to interscholastic athletics, Newberry Academy not only provides children with our exemplary academic program, but also with numerous social and competitive opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1966

Student Body

Total Students207 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Newberry Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
Average SAT score1147

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,900
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • As you peruse our website,, or call to speak to our office staff, you will see and hear the proof of the following facts:
  • * 9 to 1 student/ teacher campus ratio
  • * School preparatory curriculum beginning in 3K
  • * 1147 SAT average score for class of 2013 (1600 scale)
  • * 96% college acceptance rate for recent graduates
  • *98% student participation in Performing Arts
  • *Numerous individual student honors, including National Merit and Jr. Civitan State Governor
  • * 89% student participation in Athletics
  • * Numerous state championships in interscholastic athletics over the last 5 years
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    (803) 321-1982
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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).