Mission and Core Values


Hilton Head Preparatory School will be a strong, diverse, rigorous and innovative independent school that showcases its values and Hilton Head Island to the world.


A safe, caring and accepting community enables Hilton Head Prep to mold students of strong character. Through students' engagement with exemplary faculty, participation in co-curricular arts and athletic programs, and meaningful involvement with the community, Prep will prepare competent and motivated students to succeed in college and beyond. Hilton Head Prep's curriculum will incorporate a solid foundation with critical thinking skills while leveraging students' creativity in preparing them to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Core Values

List of 6 items.

  • Strength:

    We will remain focused on financial strength and stability, enabling it to expand its offerings in all aspects of student life.
  • Academics:

    We will stay at the forefront of curriculum and assessment. A student at Hilton Head Preparatory is expected to be intellectually curious, understanding that asking questions is the first step in the pursuit of knowledge.
  • Service:

    Our students will participate in service opportunities to help others and their community. Giving children experiences outside of the classroom is a crucial role of Hilton Head Preparatory School.
  • Integrity:

    Hilton Head Preparatory students are expected to uphold our honor code. It is our job to guide students to becoming respectful adults, and understanding that choices define our character.
  • Community:

    Our community is comprised of faculty and staff, parents and alumni who are here to empower our students. Giving them acceptance and support of becoming the best version of themselves.
  • Creativity & Innovation:

    Our students are encouraged to learn beyond themselves and reach their highest capability.

Hilton Head Preparatory School admits students of any race, color, national, ethnic, or religious affiliation to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration or its educational policies, financial aid, and athletic or other school-administered programs.