Sumter Academy

  • Sumter Academy provides a specific and individualized curriculum for each student in order to ensure academic success of students who have difficulty in more traditional settings.
  • We believe that each child should not only be successful, but should feel confident and ready to move on to the next level of education.
  • Sumter Academy offers instruction for students enrolled in second through twelfth grade.
  • We offer a low student to teacher ratio, the maximum capacity of each class being twelve students.
  • Sumter Academy also offers participation in clubs and organizations including First Priority, D.A.R.E., Yearbook Staff and School Event Committees.
  • Sumter Academy’s daily lunch program is provided by local restaurants including KFC, Peking House, Burger King, Sonic, and Jersey Mikes, to name a few.
  • Lunch selections are chosen and paid for on a weekly basis.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students16 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Sumter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size4 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Sandhills School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 104 students
    31.6 miles
    1500 Hallbrook Dr
    Columbia, SC 29209
    (803)695-1400
    31.6 1-12
    104
  • West Columbia
    Glenforest School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 55 students
    42.7 miles
    1041 Harbor Dr
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803)796-7622
    42.7 3-12
    55
  • Sumter
    Bethel Child Care Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 80 students
    0.1 miles
    2401 Bethel Church Road
    Sumter, SC 29154
    (803)481-5340
    0.1 PK-K
    80
  • Sumter
    Grades: K-12 | 115 students
    7.2 miles
    11 S Magnolia St
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803)775-3632
    7.2 K-12
    115
  • Sumter
    St James Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-5 | 97 students
    8.1 miles
    1137a Alice Dr
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803)934-8727
    8.1 PK-5
    97

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