Laurence Manning is a fantastic Christian based school. As a member of the student body, we always accept new comers with open arms. Laurence Manning seperates itself from others school by having faculty and staff that really care about you and your grades. The headmaster ( Spencer Jordan) is a very
... Read more open minded principal that implements new policies within the school that benefit the student. Such as the new policy that allows students to use cell phones in the hallway. This has greatly diminished the usage of the cell phone during class. Another thing that separates itself from other schools, is the student body. They are very cordial to new students and everyone at Laurence Manning is family. I love Laurence Manning and am very much looking forward to graduating with my class in 2016. Read less
Posted by a other on 10/25/13
I am a former graduate of Laurence Manning Academy (having attended there 13 years), and have successfully attended a 4 year university and achieved a 4.0, and currently applying to a masters program. I feel that the Honors program at LMA prepared me for my future academic endeavors alongside my will
... Read more to succeed. I feel that in a sense, you can choose your future at LMA, as well as any other school, and just get by with taking "easy classes". I encourage all parents to push their students to challenge themselves as to be best prepared for college. Read less
Posted by a other on 03/08/12
I agree with many of the views of the previous post. My husband and I considered other schools and we decided to go with Laurence Manning. I have been impressed with administration and Dr. Jordan. I do hope there is continuous growth within the school but not at the expense of class size. Public
... Read more school classrooms are continuing to grow in size with classes of 25 - 30. This is too many to have in one classroom to be effective in engaging students. There are pros and cons to all schools but right now this is the best fit for our family. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/20/11
I am very pleased with the academic progress of my children. My children entered under the leadership of Dr. Jordan and I am very pleased with what I continue to see. There is continuous growth in class size. Curriculum is on track with state guidelines. Chapel is every Wednesday. Students get the
... Read more opportunity to have daily prayer time which is led by their teacher. Children are allowed to pray if they would like to. Sports are offered at all ages. I am hopeful that LMA will continue to proved academic excellence for many years to come! Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/01/11
My twin boys were enrolled in LMA from K-4 thru 7th grade. The biggest mistake I ever made was to transfer them to school distict #2 in Sumter SC.Unfortunately,They neither one went on to graduate!While at LMA I never had such serious problems as we did in public school.Mr.Nally and the rest of the staff
... Read more at LMA were always ready and available to help when needed.They always made my boys feel loved and welcome.As for my 9 year old little girl,she will graduate from LMA in 2019! That's that!!!She is an Honor Roll student just like her brothers were when at LMA!!!! Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/01/10
Our Son transfered to LMA his Junior year. Coming from a 4A Public High School, I must admit, this was a very big change for him. LMA students and staff have accepted our son with open arms. The teachers are open to parent communication and they promote e-mail correndspondence. I'ts been a blessing
... Read more to know our son is surrounded by Christian people at LMA. Mr. Spencer Jordan - Headmaster, really has a heart for 'People Building'; thanks for building up our son! So far, LMA has been a postive and stress free enviroment for our family. We've only been in attendance for two months, but I can't wait to see how things work out for the Spring. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/03/08
This school provides students with a warm and friendly enviornment. The boys basketball program however leaves alot to be desired.
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Posted by a parent on 12/17/07
LMA has been a great experience for our family, it is a safe christian, family oriented school. The parental support is tremedous.I have to say the fields and gym are packed with parents and students during any event. As far as fund-raisers are concerned they are necessary improve the school, and help
... Read more keep cost down to make it affordable. Faculty and staff are awesome they really welcome you with open arms. GO CATS Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/27/07
We have been at LMA for four years, and I have two children that attended. It is a safe, Christian school, with an outstanding faculty and administration. I recommend this school with all my heart. My children love going to school and I love knowing that they are getting a great education there. I
... Read more know sometimes it seems like a lot of homework for little ones, but I know it is worth it. Along with a great education, LMA has outstanding extracurricular activities and many fun events. This is a family environment that I hope all l parents and children have the opportunity to experience. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/08/07
This school wa an awful experience for my children. For the most part the kids have all grown up together and have already formed their cliques. They are snobbish to 'outsiders'. The parents are worse than the students. Mr. Nalley, the Headmaster, only has one concern and that is fundraising for the
... Read more new high school building. The elementary teachers were rude and gave out more homework than the high school teachers did. Overall it was not a good experience. Read less
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Manning schools — Laurence Manning Academy is located at 1154 Academy Dr, Manning SC 29102. 1154 Academy Dr is in the 29102 ZIP code in Manning, SC Laurence Manning Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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