William Thomas Academy

1110 Florence Hwy,
Sumter, SC, 29153-0803
     Tel: (803)773-1910
Grades: K - 12 | 45 students
William Thomas Academy is located on 29 acres of land, right outside the city limits of Sumter, South Carolina.?Our brand new facility is 12,000 sq.
ft with 10 classrooms, restrooms, library, computer lab, and offices.
Each classroom is equipped with a flat-screen television for educational programming and a telephone, for direct parent contact.?Founded in 2004 by veteran teacher, Sheila E.
Coplin, William Thomas Academy believes in giving children a second chance.
Students from other schools have accomplished the amazing and have excelled academically.
Since 2007, 98% of William Thomas graduates attend college, while 2% join the workforce or military.
80% of our student body are African American males.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 96%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade William Thomas Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Francis Xavier High School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anne Catholic School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anne Catholic School (1.8 miles away)
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  • SumterSt. Anne Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    11 S Magnolia St
    SumterSC29150
    (803)775-3632
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 105 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SumterGrace Baptist Christian School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    219 W Calhoun St
    SumterSC29150
    (803)773-1686
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    2.3 mi | 146 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • SumterTrinity Day School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    226 W Liberty Street
    SumterSC29150
    (803)775-0502
    Daycare / Preschool  (Methodist)
    2.4 mi | 139 students | Gr. NS                      
  • SumterBerea Junior Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    675 S Lafayette Dr
    SumterSC29150
    (803)773-6875
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2.4 mi | 20 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • SumterSt. Francis Xavier High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    15 School Street
    SumterSC29150
    (803)773-0210
      (Roman Catholic)
    3 mi | 41 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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