Fast Facts

Are the teachers certified?

All teachers have either their teaching certification and/or a four-year college degree.

Do you have a lunch program?

Yes, on Monday, Thursday, and Friday we have lunch catered by Delectable Delights. Lower school students pay $4.50 and upper school students pay $5.00.  Lunch tickets are also available to cover 10 meals. On Tuesday we have lunch brought to us from Chic Fil A, sandwiches and 8piece nuggets are available for $3.50. On Wednesday Railroad Diner offers pizza by the slice and French fries. Pizza slices are $2.50 and French fries are $1.  We believe in offering a wide variety meals with nutritional value.

Do you offer a "Late-Stay" program?

K3 – 12th graders can stay from 2:30pm till 5:30pm. If your child would like to take advantage of our late stay program they will need sign authorization from their parent. Please fill out the form under the form section.

Do you offer activities in addition to athletics?

We have a very active Fellowship of Christian Athletes group that you don’t have to be an athlete to be a member. We also have Jr. and Sr. Beta Clubs, Student Government, Math Teams, Spelling Teams, Drama Teams, Battle of the Books Teams, Yearbook staff, and a chess team. Also class field trips and academic competitions broaden the academic awareness of our students.

Do you offer lower school enrichment programs?

Yes.  The following programs are part of our lower school activities:  Spanish, computer, Art, Library, Music, and Physical Education.  In addition, we also offer the Accelerated Reader Program.

How small is a "small class" size?

Our average class size is 15 students.

Is Wardlaw Academy a Christian school?

Wardlaw Academy is non-denominational and is not supported financially by any church; however, we do consider ourselves a Christian school. We firmly believe, promote and practice Christian morals, values and standards in all facets of our everyday school life and activities. We offer a Bible class, a Fellowship of Christian Athletes program, a Moms in Touch International prayer group, a monthly chapel service, and daily classroom devotions, but it’s not our curriculum that establishes our Christian foundation – it’s how we interact daily with each other. We chose a Christian approach in our philosophies and manner in which we work together, learn together, and have fun together.

Is Wardlaw an accredited institution?

Wardlaw is an accredited school by AdvanceED and holds advanced accreditation by the South Carolina Independent School System.

What does Wardlaw Academy offer to my child and our family?

Wardlaw Academy offers a college-preparatory curriculum instructed by a dedicated and committed faculty and staff.  Smaller class sizes, a safe learning environment, a family-oriented atmosphere, and sporting opportunities are just a few of our advantages.  In addition to our strong academic program, we emphasize the worthwhile values of honesty, patriotism, respect, compassion, and Christianity.  We strive to assist each student in successfully reaching his or her full potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

What sporting opportunities are available?

Wardlaw Academy offers a variety of middle school sports and varsity sports – football, volleyball, basketball, softball, baseball, golf, sporting clays, archery, and cheerleading. Our teams have been extremely competitive over the years, winning many state championships.

2016-2017 School Calendar


10th Mandatory Student Government Meeting 10:30am

15th Orientation N-Z 9-10:30/ A-M 10:30-12

16th Convocation

17th Student Government Speeches










21st-25th NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break



5th Fall Sports Banquet

9th Review Day

12th Review Day

13th -15th Exams NOON DISMISSAL

16th Christmas Parties NOON DISMISSAL



2nd NO SCHOOL (Teacher Workday)

11th Honor Roll Ceremony


18th Donuts With Dad

20th Night of the Arts



1st Muffins With Mom

16th-20th NO SCHOOL Winter Break

27th Sports Banquet



9th Open House

10th Auction

16th Grandparents Day NOON DISMISSAL




3rd-7th Spring Break NO SCHOOL

10th– 13th Holy Week



21st Prom

27th 5th Grade Move Up Day




12th Senior Academic Signing Day

15th Academic Awards Day

15th Sports Banquet

17th – 19th Senior Exams


17th -19th Review Days

19th Senior Luncheon

21st Baccalaureate

22nd K3-K5 Last Day

22nd 5th Grade Promotion

22nd Kindergarten Graduation

22nd – 24th Exams NOON DISMISSAL

26th Graduation

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