Best South Carolina Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 404 private schools serving 67,631 students in South Carolina (there are 1,280 public schools, serving 766,302 students). 8% of all K-12 students in South Carolina are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $7,899 for elementary schools and $8,104 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in South Carolina include Renaissance Preparatory Academy, Southside Christian School and University School Of The Lowcountry.
The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 19% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
76% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked South Carolina Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
15
2,336
28%
12
1,570
15%
15
3,323
15%
10
2,497
25%
16
2,721
20%
15
1,924
12%
41
7,300
33%
12
2,367
17%
18
2,656
23%

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