Fast Facts

-Hilton Head Prep is the only school on Hilton Head Island that has fulfilled the rigorous requirements for membership in the prestigious National Associations of Independent Schools [NAIS].

-Hilton Head Prep is the only JK-12th grade school on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools [SAIS].

-The average student/teacher ratio at Hilton Head Prep is 12:1.

-Hilton Head Prep was founded in 1965 and it is the oldest (operating) school on the island.

-56% of our faculty has advanced degrees.

-Nearly $14,800,000 has been offered in college scholarships and grants in the past six years.

-Hilton Head Prep's 15-acre campus, located between the Sea Pines Forest Preserve and the Atlantic Ocean, allows for outdoor hands-on classrooms.

-More than $2,500,000 in endowed scholarship funds are available to qualified applicants in all grades.

-$1.4 million was awarded to families in need-based financial aid to help with tuition last year.

-29 students have attended the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in the past six years. Seven have won awards.

-Hilton Head Prep has won 18 state championships in 11 years.

-In the past seven years, 42 Hilton Head Prep student athletes have moved on to play at the college level.


2016-2017 Highlights!


-5 students in Class of 2017 playing sports at college level

-2 State Championships in Girls and Boys Tennis

-9 out of 12 HHP teams made states

-35 All-Region Athletes

-10 All-State Athletes

-4 All-Region Players of the Year

-208 students participated in sports on the Junior Varsity and Varsity level

-1 HHP student was a 2017 National Merit Scholar/Commended Student

-45 HHP students received awards at the Mayor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award Ceremony

-3 HHP students were recipients of the DAR Good Citizenship Award

-3 HHP students were the recipients of the DAR 2017 American History Essay Awards

-2 HHP students received the 2017 Heritage Classic Foundation Scholarship Award

-46 students from the Class of 2017 will attend college in 13 states and 3 countries

-Top college acceptances for the Class of 2017: Davidson College, Georgetown University, Kenyon College, Lehigh University, Sewanee/The University of the South, University of California, Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, Wake Forest University

-100% of seniors accepted to college

-$5,151,752 offered in college scholarships and grants to Class of 2017

-23 designated AP Scholars in 2016 (4 were AP Scholars with Honors and 11 with Distinction) with an average AP score exceeding the National Average by 19%

-31 students took top prizes at the Regional Science Fair in 2017

-3 students competed at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in 2017

-11 countries represented within the student body in 2016-17: Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mexico, Poland, and the United States

-100% of middle school students participate in school science fair

-95% of middle school students participate in sports

-15 middle school students received I Am Prep Award

-Over 30 programs from Coastal Discovery offered for lower and middle school students

-Eighth grade boys and girls won the Low Country Middle School Championship for the third year in a row

-Second year for Prep’s STEAM Program for grades 3-5

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