Robert E. Lee Academy

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Robert E. Lee Academy
Robert E. Lee Academy is located in South Carolina
Robert E. Lee Academy
Robert E. Lee Academy
Coordinates 34°13′25″N 80°13′50″W / 34.2234882°N 80.2306271°W / 34.2234882; -80.2306271
School type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Christian (nonsectarian)
Established 1965 (1965)
Enrollment 316[1] (2016)

Robert E. Lee Academy is a PK12th grade private school in Bishopville, South Carolina. This coeducational, Protestant-affiliated school was founded in 1965 as a segregation academy.[2] During the 2015-2016 year, the school enrolled a single black child.[1]


The academy is accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). College credits can be earned at Robert E. Lee Academy through Central Carolina Technical College.[3]


The school's athletic program offers many sports, which includes Baseball, Softball, Football, Basketball(women's and men's), Volleyball, Track, Tennis, Clay Shooting, Golf, Cheerleading, and Bowling. The varsity baseball team won the SCISA 2A state title in 2014.

Extracurricular activities

REL academy offers clubs and activities such as Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Anchor Club, Beta Club, First Priority, Environmental Awareness Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club, and Quiz bowl. The Math Meet and the Literary Meet are also considered an extracurricular activity.


  1. ^ a b "Private School Universe Survey". NCES. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  2. ^ Gloria Ladson-Billings (October 2004). "Landing on the Wrong Note: The Price We Paid for Brown". Educational Researcher. 33 (7): 3–13. doi:10.3102/0013189x033007003. JSTOR 3700092.
  3. ^ "About". Robert E. Lee Academy. Retrieved September 6, 2012.

External links

  • Official website
  • SCISA School Program
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