USA South Carolina, USA
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Ben Lippen School

Established: 1940
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    800
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Christian
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year, Spring Semester

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Located in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina, Ben Lippen School has more than a dozen AP courses to choose from. Students can graduate as “Innovative Scholars,” an academic option with tracks in robotics, pre-engineering, or pre-business. The school’s partnership with Columbia International University offers students several dual enrollment courses. Ben Lippen School has a low international student population, giving international students an immersive experience.

FACILITIES
Ben Lippen School shares a campus and amenities with Columbia International University. The 100 acre campus includes three science labs, a band/music studio, a gymnasium, and several athletic fields. In August of 2018, Ben Lippen completed construction on its brand new 8-lane, Olympic-quality running track.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The Ben Lippen School offers various sports in the Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons. In 2019, the Track and Field Team won the South Carolina Independent School State Championship.
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.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Ben Lippen awarded 55 National Merit Scholars in the last 20 years, four of whom were in 2017. Both the football and cross country teams have won state championships in the past three seasons.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students live in family-style cabins staffed by house parents. Each suite has a telephone, wireless internet connection, and television. Students are integrated into Columbia International University’s campus, sharing the dining hall and other amenities.

                  


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  • K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 100 acres Campus Size
  • 12% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
Average Class Size
22
SAT Average
1198
ACT Average
24
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Robotics, pre-engineering, and pre-business academic learning tracks
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Drawing, Drawing, Sculpture, Theater, Worship Arts
Music
Band, Choir, Choir, Guitar, Guitar - Advanced, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Government and Politics, Physics 1, Statistics, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Foreign Language, Math Club, Mission Trips, National Honor Society, Special Interest, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Thespian Society, Thespian Society, Worship Club
Accepting Students in Grades
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Minimum
200 (9th/10th)
TOEFL Minimum
60(Grade 11) 70(Grade 12th)
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Semester Programs are only available in the spring

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