Thomas Sumter Academy

5265 Camden Hwy,
Rembert, SC, 29128-0290
Tel: (803)499-3378
Grades: PK - 12 | 420 students
Thomas Sumter Academy is an educational institution serving whole individuals.
A keen desire exists to assist each student's growth toward independence in thought and action.
Expectations are high, and the calling to be one's best is very real.
Personal attention to our students is a serious priority.
Sense the warm family atmosphere and higher learning permeating the halls of the Academy.
The purpose of the Prefirst Program at TSA is to teach the whole child.
Realizing that intellect is only one aspect of a young child, teachers plan daily activities that will allow children to grow socially, physically, emotionally and spiritual as well.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 420 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Thomas Sumter Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Jennifer Cain
Admissions Associate Susan Hux

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wilson Hall (7.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilson Hall (7.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wilson Hall (7.6 miles away)
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  • Sumter Wilson Hall    
    520 Wilson Hall Road
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)469-3475
    7.6  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Sumter
    Bright Beginnings Creative Day Car
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    416 S WISE DRIVE
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-4300
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    8  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  PK-NS
  • Sumter
    Sumter Christian School
    (Christian)
    420 S Pike W
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-1902
    (Christian)
    8.4  mi  |  198  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Sumter
    St. James Lutheran School
    (Christian)
    1137a Alice Dr
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)934-8727
    (Christian)
    9.3  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  K-2
  • Sumter
    St. Francis Xavier High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15 School Street
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-0210
    (Roman Catholic)
    9.9  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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