Thomas Heyward Academy is an independent, college preparatory school serving Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. Our mission is to foster a life-long passion for learning, leading and serving in a diverse world. We are dedicated to the development of each student in mind and body through academics, arts and athletics in a safe and engaging environment. The school is equally committed to the development of each student`s character, with an emphasis on compassion, integrity, perseverance, respect and responsibility.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Thomas Heyward Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1970

Student Body

Total Students
293 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Thomas Heyward Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

School Notes

  • Old Fashioned Values with 21st Century Learning in a Warm, Friendly Environment
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Thomas Heyward Academy often compared to?

Thomas Heyward Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Step Of Faith Christian Academy by visitors of our site.

What sports does Thomas Heyward Academy offer?

Thomas Heyward Academy offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Softball and Volleyball.

What is Thomas Heyward Academy's ranking?

Thomas Heyward Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Thomas Heyward Academy?

The application deadline for Thomas Heyward Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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After serching and making comparisons to other schools in the South Carolina low country area (Jasper, Beaufort Counties), there is no doubt that Thomas Heyward is a superior academic and extracurricular environment. The college acceptance/attendance rate is in the high 90's. The school environemnt gives parents confidence that thier children are in good hands, all day long. I only wish I had the opporunity send our son there sooner.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 293 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,906 for elementary schools and $8,117 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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