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Middle Schools

Are you looking for Private Middle Schools in Greenville or Upstate, SC? Here’s a list of Private Middle Schools in and around Greenville. This list includes Christian schools, Montessori schools and more.

Private middle schools in Upstate, SC.

For a full list of private schools in Greenville, including, elementary and high schools, check out our Ultimate Guide to Private Schools in Greenville.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN ACADEMY

TITLE SPONSOR 864.678.5107 | Two Campuses, Greenville, SC

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First Presbyterian Academy (FPA) K3 – 12th Grade (located on Garlington Road), and First Presbyterian Academy Downtown (located on Washington St. Downtown), K2 – K4, TK & K5, both offer a unique, premiere college preparatory school experience rooted in a Christian worldview.  Small, intimate classes are taught by exceptional faculty who embrace the idea that teaching is also discipleship.

Elementary School

  • Emphasizes a partnership with parents
  • Prepares students for the rigors of Middle School
  • Provides a STEM Program, a Gifted and Talented Program, and Fine Arts Program

Middle School

  • Provides a unique bridge from Elementary to High School
  • Challenges students through Academics, Fine Arts and Athletics
  • Holds to a college preparatory curriculum focus

High School

  • Challenges students with high quality College Preparatory, Honors and AP classes
  • Students enjoy an exceptional Athletic Program led by coaches rooted in truth and faith
  • A Fine Arts Program features choral music, drama and visual arts programs
  • Students are taught to think in the highest categories, work hard and discern in preparation for college, vocation and eternity

 Learning Difference Program

  • Administers a Peer Tutoring Program
  • Provides online classes as needed
  • Partners with classroom teachers in order to allow them to use their gifts and energies to teach
  • Find out more at firspresacademy.com

Mitchell Road Christian Academy

SPONSORED 864.268.2210 | 207 Mitchell Road, Greenville, SC

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Offers: K3 – Middle School

For 50 years, Mitchell Road Christian Academy has upheld a tradition of academic excellence, character development, and spiritual formation for students in K3-8th grade. We provide a safe environment with caring, accessible, and experienced teachers who challenge and nurture students. MRCA offers half-day Early Education programs as well as half and full-day options for our K5 classes. After-school care is available until 3 pm for K3 and K4 students and until 5:30 pm for K5-8th grade

MRCA’s goal for our preschool students is to give them a love for learning and lay the groundwork for academic growth and character development through our biblical worldview instruction. Our teachers plan child-focused learning units to cultivate a child’s curiosity. We value the unique qualities each child brings to our school!

Visit our website to see how Mitchell Road Christian Academy can partner with your family. Click here to learn about our admissions process. Call 864-268-2210 or email admissions@mitchellroadchristian.org for more information. We look forward to meeting you!

St. Joseph's Catholic School

SPONSORED 864.234.9009 | 100 St. Joseph's Drive, Greenville, SC

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St. Joseph’s Catholic School is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational day school located in South Carolina.

The school aims to provide academic excellence and form students’ minds, hearts, and souls in the likeness of Christ. The school serves a diverse community of students from 37 zip codes, 24 cities, and six counties.

The school offers a wide range of educational opportunities, including 13 Advanced Placement courses, 22 Honors courses, and 10 Honor Societies. The school is an independent Catholic school, recognized and approved by the Diocese of Charleston. SJCS has received various accolades, including being named a Catholic Education Honor Roll School of Excellence by the Cardinal Newman Society, and being ranked the #1 Catholic School in South Carolina by Niche.com.

The school also offers generous financial aid, with more than $1.7 million given in aid through its Flexible Tuition program. Additionally, SJCS offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including 53 sports teams and 64 fine arts opportunities. 98% of graduates earn at least one merit-based scholarship.

Visit www.sjcatholicschool.org for more information.

Bob Jones Academy

SPONSORED 864.770.1395 | 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC

Founded in 1927, Bob Jones Academy is well known for its excellent education serving students preschool through grade 12. Our school includes a strong learning environment under a nurturing faculty who teach from a biblical worldview while demonstrating Christ-like character. Our mission is to assist like-minded Christian parents in challenging students to love Jesus Christ, to embrace God’s truth, to exercise integrity, to pursue excellence and to serve others.

We challenge our students to succeed by providing high quality academics and encouraging personal excellence. It is our goal to develop fully prepared and mature college-bound graduates who love God with all their heart. Our school is accredited through both Cognia and the American Association of Christian Schools.

In BJA’s college preparatory high school program, classes are 50 minutes long and meet five days a week. Twenty-four credits are required for graduation. In addition to a full slate of rigorous college prep courses, BJA offers an honors track—both math and science—and general courses in the core areas. BJA has a robust dual-credit program through its affiliated nationally accredited college, Bob Jones University.

Contact Bob Jones Academy at bja@bobjonesacademy.net or 864.770.1395 for more information.

Christ Church Episcopal School

SPONSORED 864.299.1522 | 245 Cavalier Drive, Greenville, SC

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Offers: Pre-K – High School

An independent college preparatory school in the Episcopal tradition, Christ Church Episcopal School is one of the Greenville, SC area’s most prestigious academic institutions, serving approximately 1,150 students in grades K5-12.

If you are looking for a school that will offer your child an educational experience unlike any other in the Upstate, a school that will educate the whole child – intellectually, spiritually, morally, and physically – then you will want to consider becoming a part of the CCES family.

Find out more at CCES!

The close relationships formed between students, teachers and administrators is very apparent at CCES. The teachers demonstrate such concern and love for my child and make her feel welcome and cherished. From book buddies to science exploration with Upper School biology classes, to Skyping with students in Brazil, to enrichment and discovery opportunities to expand her appreciation for music and inquiry, my child has been given opportunities not seen in many other schools.

New Parent of a CCES Primer Student

The International School of Greenville

SPONSORED 864.243.6401 | 1021 Hudson Rd , Greenville, SC

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Offers: Pre K – High School

ISG is a non-profit, private, international school for grades Pre K-12, dedicated to the highest academic standards and featuring full language immersion. ISG welcomes all children from the age of two and a half, with full French immersion in K3 and K4 adhering to the world-renowned curriculum of French preschools. By K5, students follow both the French and American curriculum (reading, writing, and speaking in French and English). Students begin their third language by 4th grade.

We offer:
● AEFE certified education — Widely recognized as the highest standard in global K-12 education, AEFE is world-renowned. Our High School classes are equivalent to Advanced Placement (AP) classes, earning university credit.
● Independence — Students are guided to independently manage their own schedule, assignments, and projects.
● Global student body — American, Canadian, Caribbean, Ecuadorian, French, Japanese, Mexican, Polish, and other heritages.
● Natural Light in every classroom — needed for growth, development and focus.
● Daily physical recreation — Gymnasium, playground, soccer field
● Culinary appreciation and etiquette — vital for well-rounded, culturally adept and polite students.
● Affordable — Competitive tuition with over $73,000 in need-based scholarships awarded in 2023 making private education accessible to all.

ISG develops students into independent critical thinkers, cultural ambassadors, and multilingual experts. Lean more at tisgreenville.org

Southside Christian School

SPONSORED 864.234.7595 | 2211 Woodruff Road , Simpsonville, SC

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Southside Christian School (SCS) partners with Christian parents in providing an excellent education consistent with biblical truth. We encourage students to discover, grow, and achieve all God has for them.

Elementary, Middle, and High School students are encouraged to excel in every area of their education. At SCS, we believe learning should be challenging and fun.

SCS also offers Student Success Services to meet each child where they are in the learning process.

Students have multiple opportunities outside of the classroom through service, clubs, athletics and fine arts.

Students participate in chapel, Spiritual Life Conferences, and small groups led by faculty and staff.

The community of students, families, faculty, and staff truly make a difference at Southside Christian School. The SCS community is like a family, which encourages a fun and loving learning environment.

We would love for you to experience our school through a private tour or an open house. Visit southsidechristian.org to complete your inquiry or RSVP for an open house. We hope to see you soon!

Five Oaks Academy

SPONSORED 864.228.1881| | 1101 Jonesville Road, Simpsonville, SC

Offers: Toddler (half day) – Middle School

Five Oaks Academy is accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) and is the only Montessori school in the area that offers a cohesive program from toddler through eighth grade. With over 36 countries represented, the global community within Five Oaks Academy (FOA) and its unique research-based approach to education give students an educational experience you won’t find anywhere else.

FOA is a welcoming environment that focuses on creating original thinkers and encourages students to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Understanding that each child has his own learning style and interests, students at FOA are treated as individuals. A low student:teacher ratio allows each child to receive a customized education. Students explore the realm of mathematics, literature, history, science, geography and the arts in a creative and research-based manner.

Along with a challenging academic curriculum, the program fosters the development of time management skills and helps students learn to prioritize their responsibilities. Additionally, students are led in discovering and developing their own unique talents and strengths. Most importantly, FOA strives to foster student’s curiosity and love of learning so they become lifelong learners. Our goal is for our students to have success not only in the classroom but in the real world as well.

Find out more at Five Oaks Academy!

Montessori Academy of Spartanburg

864.585.3046 | 384 South Spring Street, Spartanburg, SC

Montessori Academy of Spartanburg provides a developmentally appropriate environment for students ranging from 8 weeks through the 8th grade.

Oakbrook Preparatory School

864.587.2060 | 190 Lincoln School Road, Spartanburg, SC

Oakbrook is a College Preparatory School with Christian education in Spartanburg.

  • Lower School: K3 through 4th Grade
  • Middle School: 5th – 8th Grade
  • Upper School: 9th – 12th Grade

Spartanburg Day School

864.582.7539 | 1701 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg Day School is a nationally-accredited independent school, offering curriculum and programming for 3K through 12th grade.

As-Sabeel Academy of Greenville

864.674.7456 | 1601 Clement Road, Greer, SC

Offers: Muslim culture and Arabic language immersion school. Preschool through 8th grade accepted.

Mountain View Christian Academy

864.463.8888 | 650 Battleground Road, Cowpens, SC

Religiously affiliated with Mountain View Baptist Church

Grades: 4K preschool – 12th

BEST Skills Academy is an affordable private middle school with a formal mentoring approach to education.

Westgate Christian School

864.576.4953 | 1990 Old Reidville Road, Spartanburg, SC

Westgate Christian School in Spartanburg is religiously affiliated with Westgate Baptist Church and offers faith-based curriculum for 3K – 12th grade.

Prince of Peace Catholic School

864.331.2145 | 1209 Brushy Creek Road, Taylors, SC

Prince of Peace Catholic School in Taylors is the primary apostolate of Prince of Peace Parish to offer a curriculum based on the teaching of the Catholic faith. Programs and curriculum are available for K3 – 8th Grades, and K3 & K4 have the option of a half-day or full-day.

Greenville Classical Academy

864.329.9884 | 400 Brookfield Parkway, Greenville, SC

Greenville Classical Academy models classical education in a Christian environment and strives for excellence in academics as well as in every other aspect of life. Offers K4 – 12th grade.

K4 & K-5 are morning schedule with extended care option.

Hampton Park Christian School

864.370.3100 | 875 State Park Road, Greenville, SC

Hampton Park Christian School in Greenville offers curriculum, education, and programming for K5 through 12th Grade.

Spartanburg Christian Academy

864.578.4238 | 8740 Asheville Highway, Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg Christian Academy is religiously affiliated with First Baptist North Spartanburg and offers programming and curriculum for 3K through 12th Grade.

Eddlemon Adventist School

864.576.2234 | 1217 John B White Senior Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Eddlemon Adventist School is religiously affiliated with the Spartanburg Seventh-day Adventist Church and offers curriculum for K – 8th Graders. Their Child Development Center begins at 2 years old.

Einstein Academy

864.269.8999 | 847 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC

Einstein Academy is a non-profit private school for 1st-8th graders who have been diagnosed with ADHD, ADD, Autism and/or similar challenges.

Calvary Christian School

864.877.5555 | 101 Calvary Street, Greer, SC

Calvary Christian School in Greer offers faith-based curriculum for K2 – 12th Grade.

South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind

864.585.7711 | 355 Cedar Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC

The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, located in Spartanburg, offers a specialized school for children from preschool through grade 12.  The school provides vision and hearing services in communities and schools throughout South Carolina.

Camperdown Academy

864.244.8899 | 65 Verdae Commons Drive, Greenville, SC

Camperdown Academy is a special education school located in Greenville that offers education and support for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences in grades 1-8.

East Link Academy

864.775.1733 | 78 Global Drive Suite 200, Greenville, SC

Offers: K4-8th grade.

Curriculum: A Chinese/Mandarin language immersion curriculum along with standard education courses.

Veritas Preparatory School

864.309.0511 | 701 Cleveland Street, Greenville, SC

Veritas is a Christian, Classical, and University Model School serving grades K-12 in Greenville.

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School

864.277.5350 | 2 James Drive, Greenville, SC

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School in Greenville offers a classical program through the Catholic faith for children in Kindergarten through 12th Grade.