Springwood School

Springwood School, established in 1970 through the combined efforts of thirteen founding members, embraces a vision to create a secure environment of excellence that prepares young individuals for life. Springwood's unique environment as well as its emphasis on academic priorities promotes a self-disciplined, self-reliant approach to studies.
As a college preparatory school, Springwood School provides a quality education in a nurturing environment.
Through its broad-based philosophy, Springwood School stresses the cognitive, social, physical and spiritual development of each child.
The Springwood family takes pride in the safe, serene and beautiful campus setting.
Additionally, the school and its leaders take seriously the obligation to continually improve all aspects of the institution.
Through its use of long range strategic planning, Springwood involves a wide variety of constituents in planning for the future and striving to make a difference for this generation, and for the generations to come.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Cognia
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1970
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Springwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score18
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Shirts tucked in, no leggings)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,672
Tuition NotesK4-$6243 (Half day available) K5-$7143 Grades 1-6 $7967 Grades 7-8 $8672 Grades 9-12 (Domestic) $8672 Grades 9-12 (International) Contact International Admissions
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorClaire Bradfield
Admissions AssociateAnn Hixon

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ESL, Math Team, National Honor Society, robotics, Scholar's Bowl, Student Government, Student Government Association, Weight training

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Band, Choir, Theater

School Notes

  • Springwood School, established in 1970 through the combined efforts of thirteen founding members, embraces a vision to create a secure environment of excellence that prepares young individuals for life. Springwood's unique environment as well as its emphasis on academic priorities promotes a self-disciplined, self-reliant approach to studies. As a college preparatory school, Springwood School provides a quality education in a nurturing environment. Through its broad-based philosophy, Springwood School stresses the cognitive, social, physical and spiritual development of each child. The Springwood family takes pride in the safe, serene and beautiful campus setting. Additionally, the school and its leaders take seriously the obligation to continually improve all aspects of the institution. Through its use of long range strategic planning, Springwood School involves a wide variety of constituents in planning for the future and striving to make a difference for this generation, and for the generations to come.

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