Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What age student does Sumner Academy serve?
A. Sumner Academy enrolls students age 4 through the eighth grade. Students must be 4 years of age before June to enter Pre-Kindergarten program.
Q. What are the school hours?
A. The school day begins at 7:55 a.m. for all Sumner Academy students. Children in Pre-Kindergarten are dismissed at12:30 p.m. Students in Kindergarten are dismissed at 12:30 p.m. the first semester and 2:50 second semester. Students in Pre-K and Kindergarten may stay in extended programs from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students in grades 1 through 8 are dismissed at 3:05 p.m.. All students may stay in an extended day program until 5:45 p.m. and may be dropped off as early as 7:00 a.m.
Q. How many days each week do Pre-K students attend?
A. Sumner Academy's Pre-Kindergarten program is a five-day program.
Q. Does Sumner Academy provide transportation?
A. Sumner Academy offers bus service to students in Hendersonville, Lebanon, and Mt. Juliet for an additional fee.
Q. Is there a multiple-child discount at Sumner Academy?
A. There is an automatic discount for the third child, one-fourth off the lowest tuition rate.
Q. How many students are in each classroom?
A. In Pre-K and Kindergarten there are usually 8-10 per teacher. In upper grades the ratio is usually 12-16 per teacher.
Q. Does Sumner Academy have a religious affiliation?
A. No, Sumner Academy does not have an affiliation with any religious organization.
Q. How much is tuition?
A. The tuition varies depending on the grade level.
Pre-K: $7,220, K: $8,630, 1st-8th: $10,650
Q. Do Sumner Academy students wear uniforms?
A. Students do not wear uniforms, however there is a unified dress code.
Q. What is a modified 9/2 calendar?
A. Sumner Academy follows a balanced nine week calendar with two week breaks in the fall, winter and spring. The months of June and July are summer holiday.