Porter-Gaud School is a coeducational, independent, college-preparatory, day school. In accordance with our ties to the Episcopal Church, we acknowledge the sovereignty of God, recognize the worth of the individual, and seek to cultivate a school community that endows its citizens with a foundation of character and intellect.
Porter-Gaud fosters a challenging academic environment that honors excellence in teaching and learning, respects differences, expects honesty, and applauds achievement.
The school strives to create an environment that nurtures and protects what we value most in our children their faith, their curiosity, their talents, their integrity, their humanity, and their dreams.

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Student Body

Total Students
935 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Porter-gaud School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
107 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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