The mission of Thomas Sumter Academy is to develop, in a safe and Christian environment, well-rounded individuals who are fully prepared for college and life.
“Add to your faith, virtue; and to virtue, knowledge.” ~ 2 Peter1:5Thomas Sumter Academy is an educational institution serving students in an environment of Christian love and discipline within which students learn to link bodies of knowledge and develop an enthusiasm for living. Recognizing that academic success cannot stand alone, Thomas Sumter Academy places importance on participation in interscholastic athletics, fine arts, and extracurricular activities; in conjunction with the development of their faith, personal skills and attitudes in leadership, dependability, initiative, and fairness. A primary goal of TSA is to assist each student in maximum growth toward independence in thought and action. Expectations are high, and the calling to be one’s best is very real.
The main campus is located in Dalzell, SC. The main campus is a collective of historical facilities creating a campus environment of engaged learning. This campus is located in a rural triangle created by Sumter, SC, Camden, SC, and Shaw Air Force Base.
In August of 2016 a satellite campus was opened in East Columbia, SC.
Our current enrollment is 371 students. The Class of 2020 had 38 graduates and over $12.2 million in scholarships, representing a variety of ethnic and economic backgrounds.