Quick Facts and Highlights

Quick Facts:

-Founded 1970

-Students:  169

-Teacher student ratio:  1:9

-Highly qualified faculty and staff: Of the 31 faculty and staff,  22 are full-time and 9 are part-time including 5 assistants.    7 faculty hold advanced degrees, 15 have undergraduate degrees and 3 have associate degrees.  The median teaching experience is 10 years.

-96% of THA graduates have been accepted into Darlington County magnet programs over the last 5 years.

-75th percentile school median on the Stanford Achievement Test

-Over 50% of students qualify for Duke Talent Identification Program

-Accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association
 Highlights:

-3 high school credits (English, Algebra, Computer Applications) offered in 8th grade

-Ninety minutes (2 class periods) daily of English instruction in grades 1-7

-Languages offered:  Spanish in grades K3-8 and Latin in grades 4-8

-Technology, art, music, library, drama and physical education in grades 6-8

-Student Activities-Junior Beta Club, Student Government Association,  Mad Science Club, After School Mathnasium, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Overnight Educational Trips, Lock-Ins, Dances, Movie Nights

-75% participation in interscholastic athletic programs-Soccer, Cheerleading, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, and Track and Field

-Non-athletic competitions:  Math Meet, Quiz Bowl, Chess Meet, Literary Meet, Spelling Bee, Art, Drama and Music Competitions, Robotics and Debate

-After School Activities-Piano classes, Mathnasium and Mad Science

-After School Care Program-3:00-6:00 daily

-Early Bird drop off 7-7:30 am daily

-Instructional Enrichment:  Cooking, gardening, painting, chorus, chess, drama, debate, guidance, public speaking, academic therapy and handwriting

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