Northwood Academy

  • Northwood Academy serves approximately 800 students in pre-school through 12th grade.
  • Our school mission is to educate students with an emphasis on academic excellence, character and athletic development, college preparation and career guidance with Christian values forming the underlying foundation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students787 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeNorthwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, WeightliftingArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,

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  • North Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 313 students
    1.5 miles
    7800 Northside Dr
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    1.5 PK-12
  • North Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 324 students
    3.2 miles
    3790 Ashley Phosphate Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    3.2 PK-12
  • North Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 98 students
    4.7 miles
    8310 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    4.7 PK-12
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-8 | 92 students
    8.7 miles
    2014 Bees Ferry Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    8.7 PK-8
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 527 students
    14.8 miles
    48 Meeting St
    Charleston, SC 29401
    14.8 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,136 for elementary schools and $6,741 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).