Founded in 1970, Francis Hugh Wardlaw Academy is located between Edgefield, Johnston, and Trenton, South Carolina, at the intersection of S. C. Highway 23, Columbia Road, and Woodyard Road. The Academy is thirty minutes or less from Aiken, North Augusta, McCormick, and Saluda, South Carolina.

Mission Statement

Partnering with parents to develop the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical, and leadership potential of each student.



  • #whywardlawspotlight

    Recent Wardlaw Academy Graduate Nicole Jackson
      Nicole Jackson is a 2015 honor graduate of Wardlaw Academy. She is now a biology major at the University of Georgia. Nicole said, “The move from Wardlaw to the University of Georgia was definitely an adjustment, but I do feel like I was prepared to handle it. I believe Wardlaw gave me all the […]
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  • Donuts with Dad

    Donuts with Dad   All K3-5th grade Dad’s please join us Wednesday, January 17th, for Donuts with Dad. This will be held in the canteen before school from 7:30-8 A. M. in the canteen. This is a fun event for children and their fathers.
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    Carrie Ann
      Carrie Ann Quarles is a 2014 graduate of Wardlaw Academy. After graduation she went on to attend Lander University. She was a recipient of the Hope and Life scholarships. After her freshman year she transferred to Augusta University to live at home to save money. Graduating debt free was very important to her. Carrie […]
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  • Night of the Arts

      On January 26th, Mrs. Karisa’s drama class will host dinner a show for our Night of the Arts! The drama class will be performing their one act play “Murder at the Auction”. Tickets are $7 a piece and include tacos, beans, Mexican rice, and a dessert. There will be art for sale from the […]
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  • Senior Spaghetti Supper

      Join us on January 31st for the Annual Parent Meeting and Spaghetti Supper! The supper is from 5-6 P.M. in the canteen. Tickets are $7 and you may dine in or take out! Any donations are appreciated. The meal includes spaghetti with home made meat sauce, salad, roll and dessert. You can purchase your […]
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  • Open House February 1st

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    Wardlaw Academy Community-Wide Open House Thursday evening, February 1, 2018 5:30 – 7:00 P.M.   Our Community-Wide Open House is quickly approaching. This is an informal drop-in for potential new families to tour our facilities, meet our faculty and staff, visit with other parents, and learn more about Wardlaw Academy. Please invite families to join […]
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