Top 3 Best Sumter County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 private schools serving 2,329 students in Sumter County, SC (there are 29 public schools, serving 15,555 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Sumter County, SC are educated in private schools (compared to the SC state average of 8%).
The top ranked private schools in Sumter County, SC include Wilson Hall, Thomas Sumter Academy and Westside Christian Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 94%, which is higher than the South Carolina private school average acceptance rate of 90%.
91% of private schools in Sumter County, SC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Christian).

Top Ranked Sumter County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Thomas Sumter Academy
(Christian)
5265 Camden Hwy
Rembert, SC 29128
(803) 499-3378
Grades: PK-12
| 364 students
Westside Christian Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
554 Pinewood Rd
Sumter, SC 29154
(803) 775-4406
Grades: PK-8
| 316 students
Wilson Hall
Wilson Hall Photo
520 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 469-3475
Grades: PK-12
| 802 students
Berea Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
675 S Lafayette Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-1780
Grades: K-7
| 27 students
Bethel Child Care Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
2401 Bethel Church Road
Sumter, SC 29154
(803) 481-5340
Grades: PK-K
| 80 students
Bright Beginnings Creative Day Car
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
416 S WISE DRIVE
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-4300
Grades: NS-PK
| 101 students
Grace Baptist Christian School
Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
219 W Calhoun St
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-1686
Grades: PK-K
| 146 students
Sumter Christian School
Sumter Christian School Photo - Student body wearing their "class t-shirt"
(Christian)
420 S Pike W
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-1902
Grades: PK-12
| 202 students
Trinity Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
226 W Liberty Street
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-0502
Grades: PK-K
| 145 students
Wedgefield University For Kids
(Baptist)
6220 Wedgefield Rd
Wedgefield, SC 29168
(803) 494-3887
Grades: PK-6
| 121 students
Youth Academy Parochial School
Alternative School (Christian)
1110 East Brewington
Sumter, SC 29153
(803) 469-2366
Grades: Inquire with school
| 25 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Sumter County, South Carolina

Sumter County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
11 S Magnolia St
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 775-3632
Grades: PK-6
| 57 students
15 School Street
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 773-0210
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
St. James Lutheran School (Closed 2024)
(Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
1137a Alice Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 934-8727
Grades: PK-4
| 58 students
Sumter Academy (Closed 2015)
Special Education School
2410 Bethel Church Rd
Sumter, SC 29154
(803) 481-7870
Grades: 1-12
| 16 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Sumter County, SC?
The top ranked private schools in Sumter County, SC include Wilson Hall, Thomas Sumter Academy and Westside Christian Academy.
How many private schools are located in Sumter County, SC?
11 private schools are located in Sumter County, SC.
How diverse are private schools in Sumter County, SC?
Sumter County, SC private schools are approximately 19% minority students, which is higher than the South Carolina private school average of 18%.
What percentage of students in Sumter County, SC go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Sumter County, SC are educated in private schools (compared to the SC state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Sumter County, SC?
91% of private schools in Sumter County, SC are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Christian).

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