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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.

Academic Excellence

Sumter Academy offers three (3) Diploma tracks:  General or Standard Diploma, College Prep Diploma, and Advanced College Prep Diploma.  The course of study used for the college prep diploma and the advanced college prep diploma is designed to prepare students for college and many technical careers.  The general diploma course of study is designed for students planning to attend trade or business schools, or plan to go to work immediately following high school.

Advanced College Prep Diploma Requirements:

26 Credits

4 English, 4 History to include Honors History, 5 Advanced Science, 5 Advanced Math, 2 Foreign Languages, 1 Research and Writing, 1/2 Computer, 1/2 Speech, 1/2 Health, 1/2 Life Skills, 1 P.E., 2 Electives, and 75 hours of Community Service.

College Prep Diploma Requirements:

25 Credits

4 English, 4 History to include Honors History, 4 or 5 Advanced Science, 4 or 5 Advanced Math, 2 Foreign Languages, 1 Research and Writing, 1/2 Computer, 1/2 Speech, 1/2 Health, 1/2 Life Skills, 1 P.E., 2 Electives, and 75 hours of Community Service. Must have 5 Advanced Credits of Math or Science.

General Diploma Requirements:

24 Credits

4 English, 4 History, 4 Science, 4 Math to include Algebra I, Basic Geometry and Intermediate Algebra II, 1 Spanish, 1/2 Computer, 1/2 Creative Writing, 1/2 Speech, 1/2 Health, 1/2 Lifetime Sports, 1 P.E., 3 1/2 Electives and 75 hours of Community Service.