Ben Lippen School educates Pre K through 12th grade students and encourages students to pursue development of their interests and talents. High expectations and rigorous academics urge students to think critically and analytically - skills that are required for the 21st century. The curriculum provides an accelerated education including Honors and Advanced Placement courses complimented by foreign languages, computer courses, and a number of other electives. Ben Lippen also offers a wide array of opportunities in athletics, the arts, music, and English as a Second Language.Facilities
Sports and Arts
Ben Lippen is focused on improving and expanding their athletic program into a new era of athletic excellence. In 2016 a great deal of Ben Lippen’s varsity players made it to the North-South All-star games in baseball, soccer, and softball. In the arts program the current areas of focus are the visual arts, music, and drama; international students are encouraged to explore and develop talents within each focus.
Dormitories and Student Life
Residence houses are family style homes staffed by house parents with one house parent for every 16 students and two students per room. The student rooms offer a telephone in each suite, wireless broadband internet connection and satellite television.
Ben Lippen School is located in Columbia.
Area population: 133,358
Town website: City of Columbia
Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: May
800 (27% international)
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