Thomas Sumter Academy

  • 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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students440 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Thomas Sumter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJennifer Cain
Admissions AssociateSusan Hux

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sumter
    Grades: PK-12 | 770 students
    7.6 miles
    520 Wilson Hall Road
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803)469-3475
    7.6 PK-12
    770
  • Sumter
    Grades: PK-12 | 136 students
    8.4 miles
    420 S Pike W
    Sumter, SC 29150
    (803)773-1902
    8.4 PK-12
    136
  • Camden
    Grades: 3-12 | 28 students
    13.6 miles
    608 Black River Rd
    Camden, SC 29020
    (803)432-0705
    13.6 3-12
    28
  • Columbia
    Grades: NS-12 | 146 students
    30.4 miles
    3120 Covenant Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803)787-0225
    30.4 NS-12
    146
  • Darlington
    Grades: 6-12 | 320 students
    33.6 miles
    5001 Hoffmeyer Rd
    Darlington, SC 29532
    (843)395-9124
    33.6 6-12
    320

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,220 for elementary schools and $6,998 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).