Boarding Admission

Application Process

Hilton Head Preparatory School welcomes students from around the world to our beautiful campus, which is ideally situated on a renowned resort island off the coast of South Carolina, just minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean. At Hilton Head Prep, we offer an award-winning team of educators, a rigorous college-prep curriculum, and an extensive array of athletic teams, performing and visual arts, community service opportunities and co-curricular activities.

Hilton Head Prep is registered with SEVIS, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System and is authorized to issue I-20s to international students so that they may acquire an F-1 Visa. In addition to the regular online application for admission, international students must submit a SLEP or TOEFL score, conduct a Skype interview with one of our admissions staff, and submit copies of a passport and bank-verified financial statement.

Student Housing

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  • The Myrtle

    Boarding students live in a beach house that is a five-minute walk to campus and a three-minute walk to the beach. The house is divided into a girls' house and boys' house; each side has their own kitchen, living room, dining area, bedrooms and bathrooms. During the day, students can access shared common areas. Prep's Director of Residential Life and family live in the apartment attached to the property. The Boarding Program consists of the best features of a homestay with a consistent family unit for support and guidance with a traditional dormitory unit. On average, 15 students live in the boarding house.

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  • Features

    House size is 4,436 square feet
    7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms
    3-4 students per bedroom; each room has its own bathroom
    2 kitchens
    2 living rooms
    Laundry service on the property
  • Amenities

    Basketball hoop
    Fire pit
    Ping pong table
    Two covered patios
  • About Hilton Head Island

    Hilton Head Island is famous for its beautiful beaches, premier golf courses, tennis, and biodiversity. The Island is located 35 minutes from Savannah, Georgia and 90 minutes from Charleston, SC. 

Team Sports and Extracurriculars

Team Sports

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  • Fall Season

    Varsity Sailing
    Junior Varsity Girls Volleyball
    Varsity Girls Volleyball
    Varsity Cheerleading
    Varsity Boys Football
    Varsity Co-ed Cross-Country
    Varsity Girls Tennis
  • Spring Season

    Varsity Sailing
    Co-ed Track
    Junior Varsity Boys Baseball
    Varsity Golf
    Varsity Boys Baseball
    Varsity Boys Soccer
    Varsity Boys Tennis
    Varsity Girls Soccer
  • Winter Season

    Varsity Sailing
    Junior Varsity Boys Basketball 
    Junior Varsity Girls Basketball
    Varsity Boys Basketball 
    Varsity Girls Basketball

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  • After School Clubs

    Quiz Bowl Trivia Club
    Environmental Club
    Prefect Ambassadorship
    Global Citizenship Club
    Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    Rotary Interact Club
    Chess Club
    Student Council 
    Zonta Club
    Book Club
  • Community Outreach


    Hilton Head Preparatory has multiple partner organizations in the community for students to volunteer. Volunteer work facilitates personal and professional growth and builds lasting connections to a community. Some of our partner organizations include Neighborhood Outreach Connection and Hilton Head Animal Shelter. Students can join independently or volunteer through school clubs to clean up local beaches, tutor in the community, among other activities. 


    Every year, students have the opportunity to participate in an international service-learning trip during Spring Break. Previous trips have included building a community center in Costa Rica, hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, and developing infrastructure in Honduras. Please contact us for more information on prices and the next destination. 
  • Theater

    Hilton Head Preparatory is proud to host two theater productions every year. Our very own Theater Director, Patricia Mauer, has performed in, choreographed, and directed Broadway productions. We encourage students to audition for parts in the productions or toi participate in the stage crew.