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Welcome to The King's Academy, Florence, South Carolina

This page contains some Quick Facts about our Christian school ministry:

Accreditation and Memberships:

Accreditation

  • The King’s Academy is accredited by AdvancEd (Department of Education Regional Accreditation), the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA).  SCISA is an organization comprised of private schools in South Carolina. 
  • Renewal for accreditation is on a five-year rotation.  TKA has been accredited by SCISA since 1992 and ACSI since June 2016.

Memberships

  • The King’s Academy is a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA).  SCISA is an educational organization that offers independent schools accreditation, athletic and academic competition, and a testing program.  SCISA also offers staff development for member teachers as well as a network of professionals available as resources to member schools (www.scisa.org).
  • TKA is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). ACSI assists Christian schools and educators worldwide through staff conferences, publications, and regional academic competition for students, and also serves as a resource for legal and educational information.  A key part of ACSI's mission is to strenghthen schools. (www.acsi.org).

 Class Sizes:  Elementary Average – 16; Middle and High School Average – 15

Directions to our Campus:

  • From I-20:
    Exit I-20 at mile marker 141 and follow the exit signs to Florence. At the first stop light at Magnolia Mall, turn right onto Radio Road. Go approximately one mile and then turn left onto South Ebenezer Road. Follow Ebenezer Road for one mile. Go through the traffic light. The TKA driveway will be the first right, which is directly across from Ebenezer Park.
  • From I-95:
    Exit I-95 at exit 157 at Hwy 76. Turn onto Hwy 76 towards Florence. Continue on Hwy 76 past the caution light to the first traffic light. Turn left onto South Ebenezer Road. Go 6/10 of a mile. After passing the pecan tree grove, the TKA driveway will be on your left, directly across from Ebenezer Park.
  • From Five Points in Florence:
    Follow Hwy 76 from Five Points towards Timmonsville. Go approximately 3.1 miles. Turn right onto South Ebenezer Road at the light. Go 6/10 of a mile. After passing the pecan tree grove, the TKA driveway will be on your left, directly across from Ebenezer Park.

Click here to view a map showing The King's Academy location.

Enrollment:  306 - 146 Elementary; 42 Middle School; 115 High School; 3 Homeschool

Established:  1990

Faculty Members:  43 full and part-time; 35% hold graduate level degrees

Information Form:  Need more information about the school or want to set up a campus tour?

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Mission Statement:  TKA’s mission is to produce academic, social, and physical excellence through a program where the mind and heart of each student is coming fully alive in Christ

School Hours:  8 am – 2:40 (ES); 8 am – 3:15 (MS/HS); Before and Aftercare for added fee (7 am – 7:45; 2:55 – 6 pm)

Statement of Faith

Student Body:  4K – 12

Student to Faculty Ratio:  7:1

TKA Average ACT Test Scores:  2012 – 2016
Comparison to South Carolina and National Scores 

Total Tested

English

Mathematics

Reading

Science

Composite

Grad Year

TKA

State

Nation

TKA

Nation

State

TKA

Nation

State

TKA

Nation

State

TKA

Nation

State

TKA

Nation

State

2012

17

21,142

1,666,017

23.5

20.5

19.5

21.8

21.1

20.2

23.2

21.3

20.4

20.4

20.9

20.1

22.4

21.1

20.2

2013

21

20,868

1,799,243

23.3

20.2

19.7

21.8

20.9

20.3

22.8

21.1

20.8

22.0

20.7

20.3

22.6

20.9

20.4

2014

19

23,232

1,845,787

22.7

20.3

19.7

22.7

20.9

20.3

22.8

21.3

20.9

23.1

20.8

20.4

22.8

21.0

20.4

2015

19

25,151

1,924,436

22.0

20.4

19.8

20.9

20.8

20.2

22.5

21.4

20.9

21.1

20.9

20.4

21.8

21.0

20.4

2016

21

51,098

2,090,342

21.6

20.1

17.3

21.1

20.6

18.5

24.3

21.3

19.0

22.0

20.8

18.6

22.5

20.8

18.5