Sumter Academy

181 Sumter Academy Rd
York, AL 36925-0369
Tel: (205)392-5283
Grades: K-12 | 192 students
Sumter Academy was founded in 1970 as a coeducational independent school for preschool through twelfth grade students.
Our main objective is to help students achieve their highest potential in preparation for college or the work force.
The curriculum is designed to help each student reach the highest academic level that is possible.
Sumter Academy strives to produce individuals with a balanced perspective of intellectual, physical and moral concepts.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 192 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Sumter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Lamar School (25.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Let Thy Kingdom Come Outreach Ministry (17.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Let Thy Kingdom Come Outreach Ministry (17.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville
    Grades: PK-7 | 119 students
    17.4 miles
    7630 Alabama Highway 39
    Gainesville, AL 35464
  • Emelle
    Grades: K-9 | 33 students
    23.4 miles
    211 Kirkland Blvd
    Emelle, AL 35459
  • Demopolis
    Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
    23.9 miles
    1504 Cardinal St
    Demopolis, AL 36732
  • Meridian
    Grades: NS-5 | 246 students
    25.6 miles
    544 Lindley Road
    Meridian, MS 39305
  • Meridian
    Lamar School
    Grades: PK-12 | 610 students
    25.6 miles
    544 Lindley Rd
    Meridian, MS 39305

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