Top 20 Best South Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 332 private daycares & preschools serving 57,670 students in South Carolina.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in South Carolina include Hammond School, Ashley Hall and Charleston Collegiate School.
The average tuition cost is $6,923, which is lower than the South Carolina average tuition cost of $8,257.
75% of private daycares & preschools in South Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked South Carolina Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Carolina Christian Academy
Carolina Christian Academy Photo - SENATOR SCOTT
(Christian)
(33)
1850 Kershaw Camden Hwy
Lancaster, SC 29720
(803) 285-5565
Grades: PK-12
| 334 students
Hammond School
Hammond School Photo
(5)
854 Galway Lane
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 776-0295
Grades: PK-12
| 1,002 students
3301 33rd Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(854) 529-0401
Grades: NS-9
| n/a students
Risen Christ Christian Academy
Risen Christ Christian Academy Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(2)
10595 N. Kings Hwy.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
(843) 272-8163
Grades: PK-12
| 143 students
Spartanburg Christian Academy
Spartanburg Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
8740 Asheville Hwy
Boiling Springs, SC 29316
(864) 578-4238
Grades: PK-12
| 703 students
All Saints' Episcopal Day School
All Saints' Episcopal Day School Photo
(Episcopal)
1425 Cherokee Rd
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 662-8134
Grades: PK-6
| 252 students
Ashley Hall
Ashley Hall Photo
All-girls
(8)
172 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 722-4088
Grades: PK-12
| 728 students
Ben Lippen School
Ben Lippen School Photo - Aerial view of Monticello Road Campus
(Christian)
(11)
7401 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 807-4000
Grades: NS-12
| 1,038 students
Beverly White
Beverly White Photo
(Christian)
PO Box 413
Belton, SC 29627
(864) 381-5248
Grades: NS-12
| 8 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
(3)
7 Saint Teresa Dr
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 766-2128
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
Bob Jones Academy
Bob Jones Academy Photo - Bob Jones Academy's fine arts program includes art, speech and music. The music program includes two bands, an orchestra and two choirs as well as music lessons offered through Bob Jones University.
(Christian)
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614
(864) 770-1395
Grades: PK-12
| 1,349 students
Calhoun Academy
81 Academy Road
Saint Matthews, SC 29135
(803) 874-2734
Grades: PK-12
| 424 students
Calvary Christian School
Calvary Christian School Photo
(Christian)
4511 Dick Pond Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 650-2829
Grades: PK-12
| 382 students
Cambridge Academy
(1)
103 Eastman St
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-2875
Grades: PK-12
| 267 students
The Carolina Academy
(Christian)
351 N Country Club Rd
Lake City, SC 29560
(843) 374-5485
Grades: PK-12
| 367 students
Cathedral Academy
Cathedral Academy Photo - Classroom sample
(Christian)
(2)
3790 Ashley Phosphate Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(843) 760-1192
Grades: PK-12
| 385 students
2024 Academy Rd
Johns Island, SC 29455
(843) 559-5506
Grades: PK-12
| 342 students
Christ Our King-stella Mans School
(Catholic)
1183 Russell Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-4721
Grades: PK-8
| 605 students
Coastal Christian Preparatory School
Coastal Christian Preparatory School Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
681 McCants Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 884-3663
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
165 Academy Road
Walterboro, SC 29488
(843) 538-8959
Grades: PK-12
| 535 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
Dorchester Academy
(Methodist)
234 Academy Rd
Saint George, SC 29477
(843) 563-9511
Grades: PK-12
| 308 students
Eastside Christian School
(Baptist)
1908 Highway 72 221 E
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-1414
Grades: NS-12
| 58 students
Emmanuel Christian School
Emmanuel Christian School Photo - Enroll Now for 23-24
(Baptist)
(1)
1001 N Marquis Hwy
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 332-0164
Grades: PK-12
| 288 students
Faith Christian School & Daycare
(Church of God)
337 Farmington Rd
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-8464
Grades: PK-12
| 309 students
First Baptist Church Weekday Education
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
625 Georgia Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
(803) 279-6370
Grades: PK-K
| 271 students
First Baptist School
(Baptist)
(2)
48 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-6646
Grades: PK-12
| 497 students
First Presbyterian Academy
First Presbyterian Academy 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.
(Christian)
(3)
829 Garlington Road
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 678-5107
Grades: PK-12
| 579 students
First Presbyterian Academy
First Presbyterian Academy Photo - Our teachers are dedicated to a loving, Christ-centered environment.
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
200 W Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 235-0122
Grades: PK-1
| 193 students
Florence Christian School
Florence Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(13)
101 Frank Monroe Drive
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 662-0454
Grades: PK-12
| 639 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
868 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, SC 29708
(803) 802-2112
Grades: NS-K
| 194 students
Grace Christian School
Grace Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(6)
416 Dehnam Ave
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 794-8996
Grades: NS-12
| 259 students
Greenville Classical Academy
Greenville Classical Academy Photo - One of GCA's 4th grade students
(Christian)
(3)
400 Brookfield Parkway
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 329-9884
Grades: PK-12
| 274 students
Greenville Sda School
Greenville Sda School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
1704 E North Street
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 232-8885
Grades: PK-8
| 34 students
Greenwood Christian School
Greenwood Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(2)
2026 Woodlawn Rd
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-2427
Grades: PK-12
| 424 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in South Carolina?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in South Carolina include Hammond School, Ashley Hall and Charleston Collegiate School.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in South Carolina?
332 private daycares & preschools are located in South Carolina.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in South Carolina?
The average tuition cost is $6,923, which is lower than the South Carolina private school average tuition cost of $8,257.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in South Carolina?
South Carolina private daycares & preschools are approximately 18% minority students, which is same as the South Carolina private school average of 18%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in South Carolina?
75% of private daycares & preschools in South Carolina are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

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