Established: 1952

Pinewood Preparatory School

Address: 1114 Orangeburg Road
Summerville, SC 29483
Phone Number: 843-873-1643
Fax Number: 843-821-4257
Web Site:
Principal or Headmaster: Steve Mandell
Admissions Contact: Nicole Bailey, Upper School 843-376-0142 x2001
Sarah Ramsey, Lower School 843-376-0142 x2023
Mission Statement: An independent, college preparatory school, Pinewood is dedicated to excellence in the intellectual, physical, ethical, and social development of its students, families, faculty and staff.  The Pinewood family strives to engage and enrich community – both locally and globally.
Governing Board: Board of Directors
Grades Served: Preschool (3) – 12th grade
Total Enrollment: 750
Tuition/Fees: 2013-14:
PK3 Half Day $3,995
PK3 Full Day $6,768
PK4-K5 $8,685
1st-5th $9,260
6th-8th $9,885
9th-10th $10,725
11th-12th $11,255
Student Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Pinewood is a college preparatory school with a rigorous curriculum that prepares students for the challenges of college and life.
  • Pinewood’s outstanding fine arts program has produced winners of international, state and national art awards and gold medal winners in music competition.
  • Pinewood has 17 Varsity and Junior Varsity sport teams.
  • State-of-the-art High School building featuring a college style lecture hall, nine classrooms and interactive technology ensuring that our students are at the forefront of academic opportunities.
  • Pinewood has an active international student exchange program reminding students of the importance of global cooperation and cultural diversity.