Columbia's age three through grade 12 independent school where students learn to expect more.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Respect for the dignity of every human, and respect for the unique mind of every learner.

3000 South Beltline • Columbia, SC 29201 • Ph: 803-765-2309 • Fax: 803-748-4755

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!

Honors Science Students Shine at SCJAS

All year the students in Heathwood’s Honors Science Program have been conducting, analyzing, and writing about research projects that they have designed and completed.  They submitted their research projects to the South Carolina Junior Academy of Sciences for judging by practicing scientists and university science faculty.

The 2015 SC Junior Academy of Science (SCJAS) Annual Meeting was held at Furman University on Saturday, April 11th in conjunction with the SC Academy of Science (SCAS); the adult Professional Scientific organization that is the parent group for SCJAS. At this meeting, there were a total of 277 projects presented: 154 non-mentored and 123 mentored projects presented by students from nine South... Read more »

A look back at Winterim

Winterim, an Upper School signature program, took students and faculty across the country, around the world and deeper into the local community.  Whether hiking through Scotland, climbing Mt. Washington, observing surgery in a local internship, or repairing a house, students immersed themselves in study and service.

Winterim 2015 Experiences:

Real World

Adventure Day Treks

CSI Heathwood

Lets Cook

Williamsburg and Washington

Winter Mountaineering on Mt. Washington

SCUBA Open water Certification/Florida

Artist Residency

Scotland – Hiking


Jamaican Adventure



Feeding the ... Read more »

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