Thomas Sumter Academy is an educational institution serving whole individuals.
A keen desire exists to assist each student's growth toward independence in thought and action.
Expectations are high, and the calling to be one's best is very real.
Personal attention to our students is a serious priority.
Sense the warm family atmosphere and higher learning permeating the halls of the Academy.
The purpose of the Prefirst Program at TSA is to teach the whole child.
Realizing that intellect is only one aspect of a young child, teachers plan daily activities that will allow children to grow socially, physically, emotionally and spiritual as well.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 351 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,879
  • Acceptance rate: 93%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Thomas Sumter Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1964

Student Body

Total Students
351 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Thomas Sumter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
1 course
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1108
Average ACT score
21
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please see our tuition page at www.thomassumteracademy.org for more details
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
93%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Terri brinson
Admissions Associate
Tanner Brunson

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School Notes

  • Thomas Sumter Academy is an educational institution serving whole individuals. A keen desire exists to assist each student's growth toward independence in thought and action. Expectations are high, and the calling to be one's best is very real. Personal attention to our students is a serious priority. Sense the warm family atmosphere and higher learning permeating the halls of the Academy. The purpose of the Prefirst Program at TSA is to teach the whole child. Realizing that intellect is only one aspect of a young child, teachers plan daily activities that will allow children to grow socially, physically, emotionally and spiritual as well.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 351 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,879
  • Acceptance rate: 93%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,110 for elementary schools and $7,211 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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