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.