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Thomas Heyward Academy

Private | PK-12 | 331 students


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Situated in a small town neighborhood. The median home value is $92,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $686.

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Posted September 22, 2008

i am in the seventh grade at THA and i love it. I have fun classes and great teachers and friends
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Posted June 27, 2007

I'm going into my senior year at THA, and I love it there. Because of what I learned early in my high school career, I'm already taking college courses. The teachers are friendly, down to earth people that actually care about their students, and many of them have a sense of humor and show it (important for staying sane in the demanding environment that high school is). The current headmaster knows how to do his job and enjoys it. He takes pride in showing visitors around his campus, and urges the student body to become the best they can at whatever they strive for. The tuition isn't bad for the quality of the education. The athletics program is robust. The art program is growing. In short, a terrific school. I love it there. The most common student complaint? School uniforms and the dress code. Guess we can't have it all.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 98% 53%
Black 1% 36%
Hispanic 1% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1727 Malphrus Road
Ridgeland, SC 29936
Phone: (843) 726-3673


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