Trident Academy

Trident Academy, through individualized, multi-sensory, and research-based teaching approaches, transforms the lives of cognitively capable K-12 children diagnosed with learning differences.
Classes are smaller than the average public or private school settings, often with fewer than a dozen students. Orton-Gillingham instruction helps students unlock true academic potential so they can become independent and confident learners. Applications are accepted throughout the school year and financial assistance is available.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 63 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,295
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Dysgraphia/Language-based, ADHD, ADD
Year Founded
1972
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
63 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Trident Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
41%
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
School-branded collared shirt; khaki pants, shorts, or skirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is $24,250 for K-1st grade
Summer Program Cost
$950
Summer Program Cost Notes
Reduced cost for additional classes
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$6,600
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Erik Kreutner

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Association of LD Schools (ALDS), Community Service, Computer Club, Photography Club, Student Council, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Theatre Club

School Notes

Trident Academy offers:
  • Low student to teacher ratio
  • Targeted reading instruction
  • Individualized lessons
  • Technology-integrated curriculum
  • Rolling admissions
  • Orton-Gillingham trained faculty
  • Self-advocacy skill development
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Trident Academy cost?
Trident Academy's tuition is approximately $34,295 for private students and $950 for summer students.
What is the acceptance rate of Trident Academy?
The acceptance rate of Trident Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.
Does Trident Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, Trident Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Trident Academy offer?
Trident Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Archery, Cross Country, Tennis and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Trident Academy?
The application deadline for Trident Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 63 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,295
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Charleston County, SC is $14,949 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charleston County, SC is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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