Southside Christian School (SCS) exists to partner with Christian parents in providing an excellent education consistent with biblical truth.
Through superior academics, award-winning fine arts, competitive athletics, and multiple co-curricular activities, students are prepared to discover, grow, and achieve all God has for them.
SCS serves around 1,300 students in four school divisions Early Education, Elementary School, Middle School, and High School.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,795
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Southside Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1967
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
1,300 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Southside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
127 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, English Language, English Literature, French Language and Culture, Music Theory, Physics, Physics C, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art Drawing Portfolio, US History, World History
Average SAT score
1172
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Our tuition varies per school division. For details on our tuition and financial assistance, please visit our website at southsidechristian.org.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,042
Admissions Director
Susan Dunlap
Admissions Associate
Abby Watson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service Related Clubs, FIRST Robotics, Interact Club, Math Honor Society, Math/Science Club, Model United Nations, Music Honor Society, National Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Our mission is to partner with Christian parents in providing an excellent education consistent with biblical truth. 
  • SCS is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and Cognia, formerly know as AdvancED. SCS was awarded Exemplary accreditation by ACSI in 2019. SCS is also an approved Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) school, registered wit hthe U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 
  • SCS won Best Private School in the Greenville News "Best of the Upstate 2020." 
  • There is a 100 percent college acceptance rate among graduating seniors. Our SAT and ACT scores are above local, state, and national levels. 
  • Students have opportunities to make a difference through service projects and mission trips, as well as opportunities to excel in the classroom through AP, Honors, and dual-enrollment programs.
  • Through superior academics, award-winning fine arts, competitive athletics, and multiple co-curricular activities, students are prepared to discover, grow, and achieve all God has for them.
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

View the Southside Christian School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Fall Break - School Closed
October 17, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break - School Closed
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of First Semester - Half Day for All Students
December 16, 2022 (Friday)
Christmas Break - School Closed
December 19, 2022 (Monday)
EE, ES, MS - First Day of Second Semester
January 03, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,795
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Greenville County, SC is $9,758 for elementary schools and $10,488 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Greenville County, SC is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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