The Timmerman School

  • The Timmerman School believes the child is an eager and willing participant in the action of learning if given a stimulating and nurturing environment.
  • To foster this desire, the faculty, staff, and administration of Timmerman strive to provide a safe, creative, thought-provoking atmosphere in which a child can learn to wonder, question, create decision making skills, and comprehend the meaning and function of the world around him or her.
  • The development of self discipline, resourcefulness, responsibility, respect for others, and respect for self is, therefore, fundamental to the school's educational philosophy.
  • It is the goal of the school to produce graduates with highly developed thinking skills who are well grounded in all fundamental academic disciplines.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade The Timmerman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 856 students
    4.4 miles
    854 Galway Ln
    Columbia, SC 29209
    4.4 PK-12
  • Columbia
    Ben Lippen School
    Ben Lippen School Photo - Reception and High School Building
    Grades: NS-12 | 797 students
    6.4 miles
    7401 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    6.4 NS-12
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-12 | 717 students
    4.8 miles
    3000 S Beltline Blvd
    Columbia, SC 29201
    4.8 PK-12
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-2 | 76 students
    3.9 miles
    10014b Two Notch Rd
    Columbia, SC 29223
    3.9 PK-2
  • Columbia
    Grades: NS-6 | 142 students
    3.2 miles
    411 South Maple Street
    Columbia, SC 29205
    3.2 NS-6

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The average private school tuition in Columbia, SC is $6,873 for elementary schools and $11,052 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbia, SC is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).