William Thomas Academy

1110 Florence Hwy,
Sumter, SC, 29153-0803
Tel: (803)773-1910
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.: 14%
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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  • Sumter St. Anne Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    11 S Magnolia St
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)775-3632
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sumter
    Grace Baptist Christian School
    (Baptist)
    219 W Calhoun St
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-1686
    (Baptist)
    2.3  mi  |  190  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Sumter
    Trinity Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    226 W Liberty Street
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)775-0502
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2.3  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  NS
  • Sumter
    Berea Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    675 S Lafayette Dr
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-6875
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2.4  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  3-9
  • Sumter
    St. Francis Xavier High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15 School Street
    Sumter , SC , 29150
    (803)773-0210
    (Roman Catholic)
    3  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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