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 (2022-23)

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

Top Rankings

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

Category
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

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Thomas Sumter Academy cost?

Thomas Sumter Academy's tuition is approximately $6,879 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Thomas Sumter Academy?

The acceptance rate of Thomas Sumter Academy is 93%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.

What sports does Thomas Sumter Academy offer?

Thomas Sumter Academy offers 14 interscholastic sports: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Thomas Sumter Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for most sports offered.

What is Thomas Sumter Academy's ranking?

Thomas Sumter Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Thomas Sumter Academy?

The application deadline for Thomas Sumter Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

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

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,889 for elementary schools and $8,091 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).

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