Private Independent school from PK through 12th grade.
Fast Facts About Hammond
faculty and staff members
years average teacher experience
students in PK – 12th grades
51% boys & 49% girls with 20% minority
Outdoor Education Program
Outstanding natural history program and Naturalist-in-Residence for Lower and Middle School focusing on Primitive Technology
Comprehensive wilderness program for the Upper School
107 acre campus with woodlands and wetlands
Music, visual, and performing arts at all levels
Class of 2018:
Last year's senior class graduated 74 students.
Members of the Class of 2018 were accepted to 109 colleges in 27 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Scotland.
They will attend 37 colleges in 18 states and the District of Columbia.
Class members were admitted to numerous Ivy League and higly selective schools including Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, West Point, Vanderbilt, and more.
Nine members of the class were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation; six were named National Merit Commended Scholars, three were named National Merit Scholars, and two were named National Hispanic Scholars.
Two members of the class were named U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.
The average SAT score was 1307, and the average ACT was 28.9.
47% of the class scored 1350 on the SAT or 29 on the ACT or higher.
67 members (91%) of the class completed 299 Advanced Placement courses and exams before completing their Hammond diplomas.
70% completed three or more AP courses and exams.
57% completed four or more AP courses and exams.
42% completed five or more AP courses and exams.
27% completed six or more AP courses and exams.
17 students (23% of the class) met the qualifications to be named South Carolina Palmetto Fellows, the state's highest lottery funded scholarship award.
Members of the Class of 2018 were offered merit scholarships in excess of $8.2 million dollars.
Fiver will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level in cheerleading, basketball, and football.
21 students (28% of the class) of the class earned GPA's of 4.5 or higher and were awarded the designation of Honor Graduate.
Annual Country of Study with a faculty member from each division visiting the country
International travel for faculty and students including eleventh grade trip to Costa Rica
Overnight school trips beginning in the fourth grade
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
South Carolina Independent School Association
South Carolina Independent School Athletic Association