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Ben Lippen School
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  • Private, Boarding, Christian (General)
  • COLUMBIA, SC

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

We are excited to provide face-to-face Christian education for our Ben Lippen students again in the 2021-22 school year! We continue to update our COVID protocol to allow students to continue with on-campus, in-person instruction. These changes include enhanced cleaning, classroom procedures, campus security, and health & wellness implementation. Please visit the link below for more information. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$15,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$40,000
Received Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Ben Lippen School

Ben Lippen School is a highly-rated, private, boarding, Christian school located in Columbia, South Carolina. It has over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K3 through 12.

Ben Lippen School seeks to glorify God by educating students from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ and by assisting the family and church in equipping students spiritually, academically, socially, and physically under the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

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Ben Lippen School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1260
95 responses
Average ACT
27
32 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • Winterim
    29%
  • Fair day
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Breakout groups/Chapels
    13%
  • Homecoming!!
    13%
  • Family Group
    4%
  • Homecoming
    4%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
20%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Brazil, China, South Korea, Viet Nam, Nigeria
International Boarding Students
No data available  

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,038
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$8,000
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
58%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 19 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 19 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 19 responses

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