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  • The average private school in South Carolina has approximately 160 students (2018-19).
  • The private schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The largest private school in South Carolina is Bob Jones Academy with 1,145 students.

Largest South Carolina Private Schools (2018-19)

  • School # Students Grades Location
  • 1.
    Bob Jones Academy
    Bob Jones Academy Photo - Students at Bob Jones Academy have opportunities to get involved in competitive intramural athletics. Girls can choose from soccer, basketball and volleyball.
    Students: 1,145
    Grades: PK-121700 Wade Hampton Blvd
    Greenville, SC 29614

  • 2.
    Christ Church Episcopal School
    Christ Church Episcopal School Photo - The CCES Upper School (grades 9-12) offers more than 150 AP, IB, and Honors classes. Service Learning, Sophomore Project, and Senior Thesis requirements, along with weekly chapel services, help students flourish in an environment of high expectations and individual attention.
    Students: 1,098
    Grades: K-12245 Cavalier Drive
    Greenville, SC 29607

  • 3.
    Southside Christian School
    Southside Christian School Photo
    Students: 1,063
    Grades: PK-122211 Woodruff Rd
    Simpsonville, SC 29681

  • 4.
    Laurence Manning Academy
    Students: 1,028
    Grades: NS-121154 Academy Dr
    Manning, SC 29102

  • 5.
    Porter-gaud School
    Students: 908
    Grades: 1-12300 Albemarle Rd
    Charleston, SC 29407

  • 6.
    Hammond School
    Hammond School Photo
    Students: 856
    Grades: PK-12854 Galway Ln
    Columbia, SC 29209

  • 7.
    School For Noah's Ark
    Students: 840
    Grades: PK-121508 Marchant Ave And 2 Other Address
    Columbia, SC 29203

  • 8.
    Northwood Academy
    Students: 787
    Grades: NS-12104 Charger Drive
    Summerville, SC 29486

  • 9.-10.
    Ben Lippen School
    Ben Lippen School Photo
    Students: 775
    Grades: PK-127401 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203

  • 9.-10.
    Shannon Forest Christian School
    Shannon Forest Christian School Photo - Academic Enrichment Specials are an essential part of Crusader curriculum from PK3-12th grade. Our littlest Crusaders enjoy activities such as Library, Art, Music, Spanish and exciting Field Trips, to name a few. This adventurous member of our PK4 class is reaching for a yummy apple on a recent field trip to a local apple orchard.
    Students: 775
    Grades: PK-12829 Garlington Road
    Greenville, SC 29615

  • 11.
    Wilson Hall
    Students: 770
    Grades: PK-12520 Wilson Hall Road
    Sumter, SC 29150

  • 12.
    Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
    Students: 717
    Grades: PK-123000 S Beltline Blvd
    Columbia, SC 29201

  • 13.
    Pinewood Prep
    Pinewood Prep Photo
    Students: 705
    Grades: PK-121114 Orangeburg Road
    Summerville, SC 29483

  • 14.
    Bishop England High School
    Bishop England High School Photo - Students attend the Chrism Mass
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 700
    Grades: 9-12363 Seven Farms Dr
    Charleston, SC 29492

  • 15. Students: 699
    Grades: PK-122651 North Rd
    Orangeburg, SC 29118

  • 16.
    Ashley Hall School
    Ashley Hall School Photo - Founded in 1909 in Charleston, SC, Ashley Hall's mission is to produce educated women who are independent, ethically responsible and prepared to meet the challenges of society with confidence, and is met through a rewarding academic program. With a student body ages 2-12th grade, Ashley Hall offers a curriculum beautifully tailored to the learning styles of girls. Visit
    Students: 682
    Grades: NS-12172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

  • 17. Students: 670
    Grades: PK-121114 Orangeburg Rd
    Summerville, SC 29483

  • 18.
    St Joseph's Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 660
    Grades: 6-12100 Saint Joseph's Drive
    Greenville, SC 29607

  • 19.
    Florence Christian School
    Students: 624
    Grades: PK-122308 S. Irby St
    Florence, SC 29501

  • 20.
    Palmetto Christian Academy
    Students: 586
    Grades: PK-12361 Egypt Road
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

  • 21.
    Christ Our King-stella Maris School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 583
    Grades: PK-81183 Russell Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

  • 22.
    Cardinal Newman School
    Cardinal Newman School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Students: 550
    Grades: 7-122945 Alpine Road
    Columbia, SC 29223

  • 23.
    Cross Schools
    Students: 548
    Grades: NS-8495 Buckwalter Parkway
    Bluffton, SC 29910

  • 24.
    First Baptist School
    Students: 527
    Grades: PK-1248 Meeting St
    Charleston, SC 29401

  • 25.
    Westminster Catawba Christian School
    Westminster Catawba Christian School Photo
    Students: 520
    Grades: NS-122650 India Hook Rd
    Rock Hill, SC 29732

  • 26.
    Oakbrook Preparatory School
    Oakbrook Preparatory School Photo - Our boys golf team shown at the 2013 State Championship tournament has won 4 State titles in a row. Starting with the 2013-14 academic year, we now have girls varsity golf along with a middle school team.
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Students: 487
    Grades: PK-12190 Lincoln School Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301

  • 27. Students: 448
    Grades: PK-121701 Skylyn Drive
    Spartanburg, SC 29307

  • 28.
    Greenwood Christian School
    Greenwood Christian School Photo
    Students: 445
    Grades: PK-122026 Woodlawn Rd
    Greenwood, SC 29649

  • 29.
    Thomas Sumter Academy
    Students: 440
    Grades: NS-125265 Camden Hwy
    Rembert, SC 29128

  • 30.
    Pee Dee Academy
    Students: 428
    Grades: PK-122903 E Hwy 76
    Mullins, SC 29574

  • 31.
    Williamsburg Academy
    Students: 416
    Grades: K-12Po Box 770
    Kingstree, SC 29556

  • 32. Students: 415
    Grades: PK-128 Foxgrape Rd
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

  • 33.
    Hampton Park Christian School
    Hampton Park Christian School Photo - At Hampton Park, we like to help our students see the need of those around them. For the past two years, our students have participate in Operation Christmas Child which sends "Good News and Great Joy" to children around the world.
    Students: 407
    Grades: PK-12875 State Park Road
    Greenville, SC 29609

  • 34.
    Spartanburg Christian Academy
    Spartanburg Christian Academy Photo
    Students: 403
    Grades: PK-128740 Asheville Hwy
    Boiling Springs, SC 29316

  • 35.
    Hilton Head Christian Academy
    Students: 399
    Grades: K-1255 Gardner Drive
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

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