Details overview

Hours 07:55 AM - 03:05 PM
School leader Steven T Jackson
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 20

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school STEM
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning We treat each child as a unique learner and provide different learning approaches to meet each child's needs.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

16
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 4 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending All students must have current immunizations as well as being potty trained.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 10
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 18

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 97% 67%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 23%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
8
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
19
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Community service
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:45 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Teachers have close ties with with parents and communicate via text, email, phone calls as well as face to face meetings.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Students and teachers develop a close bond which allows for an open and honest communication approach. Sumner Academy has a Super Citizens Program which highlights a different character trait each month. Through this program, students work toward being more respectful, responsible, self-controlled, grateful, benevolent, honest, loving, loyal, forgiving and persevering. These traits reduce the frequency of bullying on campus.

Awards

Academic award NAESP Honor Student Council
Year received 2014

Teachers

6
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details Sumner Academy has a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to make each child's education unique to their learning styles and modalities.

Neighborhood

Transportation details Our bus routes include Hendersonville as well as Wilson County.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Prospective students are encouraged to tour and shadow for a day with their peers. Admission testing for all grade levels is required as well as transcripts and/or recommendations from the student's former school. The Admissions Committee then reviews all pertinent information.
Learn more Http://www.sumneracademy.org/page.cfm?p=377
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Recommendations
Transcript
Application fee amount $50.00
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $5200.00
Tuition range (high) $11,934
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012