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Join us as we look forward to a new school year…

Together in Christ and Excellence!

As Shannon Forest Christian School and First Presbyterian Academy unite, our vision will be to IGNITE a passion for excellence in learning and INFUSE God’s Word as a lens for learning, so our students may IMPACT the world for Jesus Christ.

The Academy at Shannon Forest (Shannon Forest), K3 - 12th Grade, and The Academy Downtown (The Academy), K2 - K6, will truly offer a unique, premiere college preparatory school experience.  The foundation and framework of our school will be rooted in a Christian worldview; it will permeate and serve as our guide in all that we do. As a common thread, Bible is a core course at every level.  We will also continue to offer small, intimate classes taught by exceptional faculty and staff that are growing in their faith and who embrace the idea that teaching is also discipleship.

The Academy Downtown Preschool:

  • Is a K2 - K6 Academic Program located on the campus of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Greenville, South Carolina
  • Employs experienced, degreed teachers
  • Provides learning through play, exploration, and interactive experiences
  • Focuses on instruction that addresses the needs and interests of every child
  • Offers a transition class (K6) after Kindergarten
  • Includes early and late stay options, as well as extended day activities  

The Academy at Shannon Forest Preschool:

  • Is a K3 - KT Academic Program located on Garlington Road in Greenville, South Carolina  
  • Employs experienced, degreed teachers
  • Provides learning through play, exploration and interactive experiences
  • Focuses on instruction that addresses the needs and interests of every child
  • Offers a transition class (KT) before Kindergarten
  • Includes early and late stay options, as well as extended day activities  

Elementary School

  • Emphasizes a partnership with parents
  • Prepares students for the rigors of Middle School while celebrating the differences of all of God’s children
  • Provides a STEM Program, a Gifted and Talented Program, and Fine Arts Program
  • Holds to a college preparatory curriculum focus

Middle School

  • Provides a unique bridge from Elementary to High School including a distinct 6th Grade Program
  • Challenges students through Academics, Fine Arts and Athletics
  • Nurtures students into higher categorical thinking
  • Provides course offerings at the Honors level, as well as a STEM Program
  • Holds to a college preparatory curriculum focus

High School

  • Challenges students with high quality College Preparatory, Honors and AP classes
  • Mentors students through an exceptional Athletic Program led by coaches rooted in truth and faith
  • Captures the love of the Arts through a growing Fine Arts Program featuring choral music, drama and visual programs
  • Prepares students to think in the highest categories, work hard and discern in preparation for college, vocation and eternity

The Cooperation for Academic Reinforcement and Enrichment (C.A.R.E.) Center 

  • Governs our Learning Difference Program in each division of the school
  • Administers a Peer Tutoring Program
  • Provides online classes as needed
  • Partners with classroom teachers in order to allow them to use their gifts and energies to teach
Priority Re-enrollment is for all current families and continues through Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Priority Re-enrollment fees are as follows:
$200 per rising K4 student

$150 per rising KT - 12th Grade student  

To make sure you secure your spot for the 2019-2020, click on the link below:
2019 - 2020 Re-enrollment Directions

(Please note that the re-enrollment fee will NOT be collected at the time of re-enrollment; it will be billed via FACTS after February 1, 2019, and the rate will be based upon the date the re-enrollment packet was submitted.)

Together in Christ and Excellence!
IGNITE, INFUSE and IMPACT!