Top 5 Best Beaufort County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 private schools serving 3,553 students in Beaufort County, SC (there are 33 public schools, serving 21,648 public students). 14% of all K-12 students in Beaufort County, SC are educated in private schools (compared to the SC state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Beaufort County, SC include Hilton Head Christian Academy, St. Peters Catholic School and Heritage Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 81%, which is lower than the South Carolina private school average acceptance rate of 90%.
73% of private schools in Beaufort County, SC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Beaufort County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Beaufort Academy
Beaufort Academy Photo
(Christian)
240 Sams Point Rd
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 929-9207
Grades: PK-12
| 286 students
Cross Schools
Cross Schools Photo - Cross Schools students learn about their local ecosystem in a bilingual class held through our Environmental Learning Center.
(Episcopal)
495 Buckwalter Parkway
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-2000
Grades: NS-10
| 653 students
Heritage Academy
Heritage Academy Photo - Welcome to Hilton Head Island!
(2)
11 New Orleans Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-8600
Grades: 6-12
| 74 students
Hilton Head Christian Academy
Hilton Head Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
3088 Bluffton Parkway
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 681-2878
Grades: K-12
| 625 students
8 Fox Grape Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 671-2286
Grades: PK-12
| 437 students
302 Burroughs Ave
Beaufort, SC 29902
(843) 522-0660
Grades: PK-12
| 378 students
St. Peters Catholic School
(Catholic)
70 Lady's Island Dr
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 522-2163
Grades: PK-6
| 230 students
Sea Pines Montessori Academy
Sea Pines Montessori Academy Photo
Montessori School
9 Foxgrape Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-2534
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students
Agape Christian Academy
(Christian)
(1)
42 Keans Neck Rd.
Lobeco, SC 29931
(843) 846-4835
Grades: PK-11
| 68 students
Beaufort Christian School
(Baptist)
378 Parris Island Gtwy
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 525-0635
Grades: PK-12
| 73 students
Mary Speaks Christian Academy
(Church of Christ)
2204 Southside Blvd
Port Royal, SC 29935
(843) 522-9537
Grades: K-11
| 13 students
May River Montessori School
Montessori School
7014, 60 Calhoun St
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 757-2312
Grades: PK-6
| 189 students
St. Francis Catholic School
(Catholic)
45 Beach City Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 681-6501
Grades: PK-8
| 190 students
323 Fording Island Rd
Okatie, SC 29909
(843) 815-9968
Grades: PK-6
| 201 students
Yoruba Royal Academy
(1)
Bryant Ln
Sheldon, SC 29941
(843) 846-8900
Grades: 2-11
| 4 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Beaufort County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Po Box 596
Port Royal, SC 29935
(843) 525-9321
Grades: PK-12
| 171 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Beaufort County, SC?
The top ranked private schools in Beaufort County, SC include Hilton Head Christian Academy, St. Peters Catholic School and Heritage Academy.
How many private schools are located in Beaufort County, SC?
15 private schools are located in Beaufort County, SC.
How diverse are private schools in Beaufort County, SC?
Beaufort County, SC private schools are approximately 14% minority students, which is lower than the South Carolina private school average of 18%.
What percentage of students in Beaufort County, SC go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Beaufort County, SC are educated in private schools (compared to the SC state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Beaufort County, SC?
73% of private schools in Beaufort County, SC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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