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Dorchester Academy

Dorchester Academy is a coeducational private Christian traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Dorchester Academy says

Dorchester Academy is a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association. With an enrollment of approximately 200, D.A. serves students from grades K4 through 12. The Academy has earned SCISA Advanced Accreditation as well as AdvanED accreditation.

Mission Statement

Dorchester Academy is a college preparatory day school, educating the whole child by providing academic, spiritual, and social learning opportunities.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 273
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 8
Kindergarten 13
1 19
2 14
3 14
4 20
5 25
6 21
7 20
8 31
9 22
10 20
11 23
12 23

Dorchester Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Dorchester Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 96%
Multi-racial 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

Other school associations

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