Columbia’s premier age two through grade 12 independent school
  • He sets his goals high, sets to working hard, and surpasses even his own high expectations.
  • When a child knows that her teachers and classmates respect her mind, her talents, and her way of seeing the world, she comes to expect more of herself.
  • At Heathwood, your child fits in precisely because he can stand out. And he learns to expect more – of his school and of himself – precisely because we respect his fullest potential.
  • Respect for the dignity of every human, and respect for the unique mind of every learner.

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Welcome to the Heathwood Hall Sandbox!

Welcome to the Heathwood Hall Sandbox!

This sandbox is completely devoid of all design-elements - we promise the new site will not be styled in the austere white and grey you see here! Headers and other typographical elements, for example, will be styled according to the final website design (once confirmed). The pages we have built are at this point free of any content — no pictures, copy or design elements. For now, you’ll have to take a leap of faith in imagining that the site you see at the prototype phase and the site you will ultimately see are the same site, even though they look nothing like one another at this point!

Heathwood Dominates September SCISA Individual Athlete Awards

Each week, the South Carolina Independent School Athletic Association (SCISA) surveys the entire state of South Carolina and selects three or four statewide Student Athletes of the Week.  Once a month SCISA also selects a Sportsperson of the Month. In September, Heathwood was dominant in both categories. Highlanders Flinn Christian (volleyball), Madison Branum (golf), and Maryah Nasir (cross country) were honored as Athletes of the Week on three subsequent weeks, and Cross Country runner Harrison Boorda was named Sportsman of the Month. Days later, volleyball player Jaylen Davis learned that she had been selected as WLTX Player of the Week.

We’re proud that so many Highlanders have recently been singled out for their contributions to their sports and... Read more »

Welcome, New Faculty!

We are excited to welcome 15 new teachers to Heathwood this year—five in Early Childhood, three in the Lower School, four in the Middle School, and three in the Upper School. They are an experienced and energetic group, and we are thrilled that they’re here!


Early Childhood


New lead 2-year-old teacher Lauren Delk holds a B.A. in Sociology from USC and a MAT in Early Childhood from the College of Charleston.  Lauren has experience teaching kindergarten and second grade.  She also worked in the Early Childhood Center at Ashley Hall as an Associate Teacher in their three-year-old class during graduate school.  We are excited to have her share her knowledge of the Reggio philosophy with us in... Read more »

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