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Sumter Academy Mission Statement:

Sumter Academy’s mission is to provide a Christian-based, safe, and nurturing environment where students are challenged and motivated to reach their maximum academic potential. Students will be provided with skills to become responsible and productive citizens.

Admissions & Tuition

In order to be enrolled at Sumter Academy as a student, a child must meet all local and state health requirements as well as any other requirements set by the Sumter School Foundation, Inc.  Each applicant must be interviewed by a member of the Sumter School Foundation, Inc. and at such interview a parent must be present and must likewise be interviewed.  Each applicant must be approved by the Board of Directors of Sumter School Foundation, Inc.  Sumter Academy does not discriminate due to race, color, creed or sex.  In some cases, there may be a waiting list for classes which exceed our recommended student/teacher ratio.  Students on the waiting list are on a first come basis.  All students applying for admission in grades 9-12 are required to pass a drug test.  Random drug testing is also required on students in grades 9-12.

TUITION AND FEES 2016-2017

These fees are due and payable in full at the time of registration

Registration fee in August………………………………………………. $150.00

Early Registration paid in March…………………….………………..   $100.00

Tuition for family with one (1) child………………………………….…  $412.00

Tuition for family with two (2) children………….…………….………   $614.00

Tuition for family with three (3) children………….……………………  $749.00

Tuition for family with four (4) children……………….……….……..    $823.00

Tuition for family with five (5) children………………………………….  $901.00

Tuition for family with six (6) children………………….……………….  $982.00

FEES – due at Registration July/August

Book Rental – Grades 1 – 12……………………………………..……  $ 70.00

(Students will be assessed a fee in May for lost or excessive damage of books)

Workbook/Copy Fee – …………………………………………………… $  75.00

Locker Fee, Grades 6 – 12………………………………………………$10.00  (NR)

Instructional Supply Fee, Grades K4 through 12th .…………………..$85.00  (NR)

Science Fee – Students taking Science Grades 9th through 12th …$  25.00  (NR)

Activity Fee………………………………………………………………   $  45.00

Yearbook – Each family must purchase one (1) at Registration……  $  45.00

Additional Yearbooks……………………………………………………. $  35.00

Drug Testing Fee – Grades 9th – 12th ..………………………………  $   50.00

Outside Maintenance…………………………………………………… $  35.00

Technology/Computer Lab Fee – Grades 1 – 12……………………….$  45.00

INOW………………………………………………………………………$  25.00

Athletic Participation Fees:

This fee is to be paid before the 1st game of each sport played.

Football                $75.00                   Softball                 $50.00

Baseball               $50.00                   Track                     $25.00

Basketball           $50.00                   Golf                       $25.00

Volleyball –          $50.00

NR = Nonrefundable

**BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2014,  A REPRESENTATIVE OF EACH SUMTER ACADEMY FAMILY WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND TWO (2) SCHEDULED WORK DAYS EACH YEAR.   THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND WILL BE CHARGED $50.00 ON THEIR ACCOUNT.

MEMBERSHIP

  • Required Sumter Academy Foundation membership purchase per family may be paid on one lump sum of $600.00 or in 24 consecutive monthly payments of $25.00 (12 monthly payments for 2 years).
  • Voting rights are obtained upon full payment for the share of membership.
  • Those patrons who had children attending Sumter academy and had been purchasing their membership on a monthly basis and left in good standing must be approved by the Board for re-entry. Upon approval, they will be given credit for the amount they paid on their membership up to that date. A re-entry fee of $25.00 is also required).
  • Membership must be paid in full before a student can graduate.

 

This entire statement and procedure was reviewed and adopted by the Board of Directors in July 2014.