Sandhills School

  • Sandhills School is a vibrant, non-profit, co-educational day school for bright children in the first through twelfth grades with diagnosed learning differences, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADHD. We give students the tools needed to succeed and become leaders among their peers and in the community.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Orton Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia & Other Language Based Learning Differences
Year Founded1975
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students104 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Sandhills School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Admissions DirectorRamsay Bokinsky

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
GolfSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Theatre

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The average private school tuition in Columbia, SC is $6,873 for elementary schools and $10,942 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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