As the historic minority private school in Orangeburg, SC, we have a rich history. We are also a part of the largest Protestant school system in the world. Our system's philosophy dates back to 1853 having a foundation and approach very similar in style and method to the Montessori and Constructivism approaches, while predating them by 40 years. Come see why Adventist education is second to none.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 64 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Vanard J. Mendinghall Jr. Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Year Founded
1990

Student Body

Total Students
64 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
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Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 64 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,101 for elementary schools and $7,242 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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