5265 Camden Highway Rembert SC, 29128


Both students and parents have provided their top ten reasons for being at Thomas Sumter Academy and why is a Thomas Sumter Academy education is set apart from other schools in the area — both public and private. See why Thomas Sumter is the number one choice for academics, athletics, and character education. Tenacity Supports Achievement

TSA Parent Top Ten

  1. Family is important to us — 51 Second Generation Generals; 5 Third Generation Generals; 30% military families.
  2. Upper School Student-to-Teacher ratio is 16:1. Lower School Student-to-Teacher ratio is 16:1.
  3. Innovative and collaborative learning through our Elementary (1st through 5th) Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. (STEAM) Program.
  4. 27 different sports available to our students.
  5. 8 Dual Enrollment classes through Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC).
  6. 14 Student Clubs and organizations available for the students.
  7. Class of 2019 average SAT scores = 1072 – well above the National Norm
  8. Class of 2019 graduation rate = 100%
  9. Class of 2019 college acceptance rate = 100%
  10. Over $8 million in scholarships offered to the Class of 2019 (22 Graduates).

TSA Student Top Ten

  1. An opportunity to be a part of something bigger than oneself – Community focus vice self-focus.
  2. Learning and living core values such as integrity, honor, commitment, and fidelity.
  3. Learning beyond books — critical thinking; soft skills such as communication, collaborative learning, and healthy debate.
  4. Academic rigor – Dual enrollment opportunities for 11th/12th Honors classes available in the Middle School; STEAM focus in 1st thru 5th grade.
  5. Higher expectations and standards along with mutual teacher respect.
  6. Positive learning environment.
  7. Tradition and Family.
  8. School spirit – Tenacity Supports Achievement
  9. The ability to grow and develop into principled servant leaders.
  10. Comfortable with who we are – individually and as a school.