Top South Carolina Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 426 top private schools in South Carolina, serving 66,013 students.
- The average private school tuition is $6,220 for elementary schools and $6,998 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 13% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Renaissance Preparatory Academy Photo - Renaissance Preparatory Academy's regular classes meet here, 3301 33rd Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, SC.
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:
Charleston Christian School Photo - Take a peek into our classroom and call to schedule a tour today.
First Presbyterian Academy Photo - Our teachers are dedicated to a loving, Christ-centered environment.
Trinity Classical Academy Photo - Trinity Classical Academy on the steps of Bethany United Methodist Church
Top South Carolina Private Schools by County (2020)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 2 Schools136 Students4% Minority
- 15 Schools1,909 Students16% Minority
- 14 Schools1,350 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools150 Students1% Minority
- 4 Schools285 Students5% Minority
- 14 Schools2,795 Students16% Minority
- 14 Schools2,574 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools333 Students1% Minority
- 45 Schools8,063 Students11% Minority
- 1 Schools62 Students13% Minority
- 3 Schools189 Students22% Minority
- 6 Schools460 Students21% Minority
- 2 Schools1,228 Students2% Minority
- 5 Schools575 Students8% Minority
- 8 Schools1,010 Students15% Minority
- 1 Schools327 Students15% Minority
- 14 Schools3,268 Students14% Minority
- 1 Schools186 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools356 Students7% Minority
- 15 Schools2,503 Students13% Minority
- 6 Schools431 Students19% Minority
- 59 Schools11,019 Students11% Minority
- 8 Schools1,061 Students18% Minority
- 1 Schools213 Students2% Minority
- 16 Schools1,839 Students8% Minority
- 4 Schools826 Students23% Minority
- 5 Schools442 Students29% Minority
- 2 Schools223 Students25% Minority
- 3 Schools273 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools361 Students3% Minority
- 18 Schools1,635 Students18% Minority
- 2 Schools468 Students3% Minority
- 2 Schools251 Students3% Minority
- 1 Schools28 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools206 Students25% Minority
- 10 Schools506 Students4% Minority
- 8 Schools1,358 Students14% Minority
- 7 Schools480 Students5% Minority
- 43 Schools7,582 Students25% Minority
- 20 Schools3,113 Students12% Minority
- 14 Schools2,406 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools121 Students25% Minority
- 4 Schools507 Students5% Minority
- 22 Schools2,830 Students12% Minority
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Teachers and parents are concerned about the teaching that will take place post-pandemic. I have tried to cover their concerns in the following set of questions and answers.