Top South Carolina Private Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 439 top private schools in South Carolina, serving 67,764 students.
- The average private school tuition is $6,186 for elementary schools and $7,005 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 14% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
Walnut Grove Christian School Photo - Our Class of 2018, with 8 graduates, earned more than $1.8 Million in academic & athletic scholarshipsfrom the following colleges and universities:
Renaissance Preparatory Academy Photo - Renaissance Preparatory Academy's regular classes meet here, 3301 33rd Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Christ Church Episcopal School Photo - The thriving arts program gives ample opportunity for the development of creative expression, risk-taking, and poise. Every student is given the opportunity to speak and perform publicly. Several renowned visiting artists work with students each year.
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 www.ashleyhall.org.
Top South Carolina Private Schools by County (2020-21)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 3 Schools207 Students5% Minority
- 15 Schools2,269 Students18% Minority
- 15 Schools1,703 Students11% Minority
- 1 Schools150 Students1% Minority
- 4 Schools284 Students5% Minority
- 15 Schools2,807 Students14% Minority
- 14 Schools2,568 Students18% Minority
- 2 Schools333 Students1% Minority
- 48 Schools8,661 Students15% Minority
- 1 Schools62 Students13% Minority
- 2 Schools178 Students21% Minority
- 6 Schools441 Students20% Minority
- 2 Schools1,202 Students4% Minority
- 4 Schools522 Students6% Minority
- 8 Schools1,065 Students15% Minority
- 1 Schools335 Students18% Minority
- 14 Schools2,544 Students17% Minority
- 1 Schools164 Students1% Minority
- 2 Schools301 Students6% Minority
- 16 Schools2,706 Students14% Minority
- 6 Schools379 Students18% Minority
- 59 Schools10,891 Students8% Minority
- 8 Schools1,115 Students20% Minority
- 1 Schools192 Students3% Minority
- 16 Schools1,859 Students10% Minority
- 4 Schools839 Students26% Minority
- 5 Schools429 Students29% Minority
- 2 Schools223 Students25% Minority
- 3 Schools273 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools379 Students4% Minority
- 22 Schools2,873 Students14% Minority
- 2 Schools416 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools249 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools28 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools207 Students9% Minority
- 10 Schools561 Students4% Minority
- 9 Schools1,396 Students16% Minority
- 7 Schools444 Students5% Minority
- 45 Schools7,479 Students23% Minority
- 21 Schools3,263 Students12% Minority
- 14 Schools2,369 Students12% Minority
- 1 Schools115 Students30% Minority
- 4 Schools514 Students5% Minority
- 21 Schools2,769 Students12% Minority
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.