Southside Christian School

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  • Southside Christian School (SCS) is a coeducational, independent Christian school serving students 12 months through 12th grade.
  • SCS offers a rigorous college preparatory education including Advanced Placement and honors courses.
  • At SCS, our academic, artistic, and athletic excellence is a direct result of our biblical focus. Southside Christian School is not just an entry point to a great college; SCS is an entry point to a great life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1967
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students1063 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 13%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Number of AP Courses16 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art, US History,
Average SAT score1201
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFor detailed information on tuition and dress code requirements, please visit http://www.southsidechristian.org/admissions-2/tuition-fees/
Admissions DirectorSusan Dunlap
Admissions AssociateAbby Watson

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Quiz Team, National Forensics League, Youth In Government

Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Bible Quiz Team, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Production

School Notes

  • Class of 2013 SAT/ACT top quartile scores: SAT Critical Reading - 696; SAT Math - 713; SAT Writing - 649; ACT - 30.3
  • 2007 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Comprehensive Fine Arts Program
  • Over 30 Athletic Teams participating in 20 different sports - 75% of the Upper School student body participates in athletics.
  • AP, Honors, and Dual-enrollment programs
  • 11 Music performance groups
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-12 | 775 students
    1.8 miles
    829 Garlington Road
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)678-5107
    1.8 PK-12
    775
  • Simpsonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 225 students
    1.1 miles
    2519 Woodruff Road
    Simpsonville, SC 29681
    (864)329-9884
    1.1 PK-12
    225
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-12 | 407 students
    9.5 miles
    875 State Park Road
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)370-3100
    9.5 PK-12
    407
  • Greenville
    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)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1187 students
    8.2 miles
    1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
    Greenville, SC 29614
    (864)770-1395
    8.2 PK-12
    1187
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    5 miles
    207 Mitchell Rd
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)268-2210
    5 PK-8
    431

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,151 for elementary schools and $6,895 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).