The School

  • Independent co-educational day school
  • Grades K-3 through 12
  • Enrollment: 250
  • Founded 1968

Upcoming Events

3 - CA vs R. Winn (away)
6-8 - Barrier Island Trip
7 - Book Mobile/Fire Prvention
10 - Homecoming
       CA vs Andrew Jackson
13 - SAT Test
14 - TCA Volleyball
15 - PSAT Test
15 - Tennis Semi-Playoffs begin
        Palmetto Tennis Center
16 - Varsity Volleyball Playoffs begin
        Sumter Civic Center
17 - CA vs Laurens Academy (away)
21 - Jr. Class Steak Dinner
21 - Book Mobile
22 - Report Cards
22 - Picture Make-up Day
24 - CA vs Greenwood Christian
24 - Senior Night
27 - Fall Festival
30 - MS Math Meet
31 - CA vs Clarendon Hall (away)

4 - Election Day
4 - Book Mobile
6 - TCA Beauty Pageant
7 - No School
7 - State Teacher’s Meeting
10 - CAR Raffle
11 - Veterans Day
13 - Interims (2nd 9 weeks)
17 - Book Mobile
26-28 - Thanksgiving Holidays

12 - Charlie Brown Christmas Play
        A. Atkinson Theater/
        Music Appreciation Class
        TCA Gym 7PM
18 - Charlie Brown Christmas Play
        All Classes - TCA Gym

Welcome To TCA

For over 40 years, The Carolina Academy has provided a rich, nurturing educational experience for our students. Our curriculum consists of the strong educational core area subjects based on rigorous educational standards with an emphasis on reading skills to prepare our students for the academic challenges beyond high school. The Carolina Academy strives to build well-rounded students with the addition of classes in Art, Career Skills, Music Theater and Appreciation, Computer and Technology Skills, and Resource. The Carolina Academy provides an educational experience academically, socially, physically, and morally based on strong values to compete and be successful in the real world.

Advancement Through Academics is the primary goal of The Carolina Academy administration, faculty, and staff. It is our goal to support and encourage each student to learn through research, critical analysis, and to develop strong decision-making skills as they grow and develop. The Carolina Academy strives to create an environment of learning to face the competition of the 21st century in the world job market.

TCA Academics: 3K -12th Grade

    SCISA Math Competition
    SCISA State Spelling Bee
    SCISA Music Festival
    Middle School Trip (5th – 8th)
    National History Day
    Founded 1968
    Spanish Honor Society

    SCISA State Science Fair
    SCISA State Literary Meet
    SCISA Student Government
    National Junior Beta Club
    National Senior Beta Club

Over 95% of our graduates attend colleges and universities!

TCA Athletics: Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    Weight Lifting


2013 SCISA Varsity Football Region 2A Champions
2013 SCISA Class AA Girls State Tennis Champions

The Carolina Academy is a member of and accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association. TCA meets the requirements and standards of "AdvancesED Accreditation" and was last accredited on April 30, 2008.