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Hancock Day School

Hancock Day School is a coeducational private Other traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Hancock Day School in Savannah successfully provides elementary and middle school students with a solid educational foundation and has done so for 60 years. The success of the school can be found in "The Hancock Way," which is an experience that presents a unified feeling, approach, attitude, philosophy, mind-set, and atmosphere for optimal learning and personal achievement. The joy of learning occurs when students are disciplined, honorable, and practice that everlasting Hancock slogan, "Mind your manners."

Teachers are the keys that release the God-given talents of each Hancock Day School student. Structured education taught in a family atmosphere provides for a nurturing learning environment with God ever present in the Judeo-Christian principles practiced daily. Family is valued, rooted in the belief that parents are a crucial part of the educational team that helps students thrive. This is "The Hancock Way".


The curriculum of Hancock Day School in Savannah emphasizes a "back-to-basics" approach delivered with modern methodology. It challenges all students to become critical thinkers and effective communicators, while developing strong citizenship and character. Hancock Day School has a reputable and distinguished faculty and staff that have earned recognition for their ability to educate and stimulate young minds and help our children advance to their fullest potential. The comprehensive curriculum offered at our private, independent school is consistently being assessed to assure that students are prepared for the next step in their education.

A Back-to-Basics Curriculum:    • Strong phonics approach to reading    • Enriched reading comprehension program    • Creative writing skills taught at all levels    • Grammatical approach in English    • Challenging math program    • Hands-on science and social studies exploration

Mission Statement

Hancock Day School continues to make an impact in the realm of education, adhering to the school motto: "Make you the world a bit better or more beautiful because you have lived in it", and "Giving children roots to grow and wings to fly."


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  (912) 351-4500
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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 372
Student Teacher Ratio 10 : 1
Dress Code Uniform
Head of Middle School   Howard Crawford
Head of School   Sandy Kerr


As part of the back-to-basics approach taught at Hancock Day School in Savannah, students benefit from learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. Athletics are integral to the well-rounded education students receive with extracurricular offerings that include movement classes and soccer for elementary school students, and interscholastic competitive athletics beginning in fifth grade through middle school. Teamwork, sportsmanship, commitment, and responsibility are all valuable lessons students learn as part of the independent, private school education Hancock Day School provides.

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State or regional independent school association

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