Northwood Academy

  • Northwood Academy, a college-preparatory Christian school partnering with families since 1978, serves approximately 850 students in pre-school through 12th grade.
  • The mission of Northwood Academy is to educate students with an emphasis on college preparation, through academic and character development supplemented by the arts, athletics, and the humanities, 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
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students863 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Northwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,

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  • North Charleston
    Grades: NS-12 | 313 students
    1.5 miles
    7800 Northside Dr
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    1.5 NS-12
  • Summerville
    Grades: PK-12 | 705 students
    11.9 miles
    1114 Orangeburg Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    11.9 PK-12
  • North Charleston
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    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 | 86 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

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,220 for elementary schools and $6,998 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).