1154 Academy Drive / P.O. Box 278  
Manning, South Carolina  29102
Tel: 803-435-2114    Fax: 803-435-9154

Laurence Manning Academy was founded in 1972 on the commitment to provide students in grades K3 through 12 with a high quality education within a safe, friendly, and morally rich, Christian environment. After nearly a half of a century, Laurence Manning Academy continues to prepare our students to successfully work, lead, live, worship, and play in the ever-changing landscape of the 21st century.

July 9

Senior Fall Athlete Pictures - 5:30pm

LMA cafeteria

July 16

Cheerleading Meeting - 6pm

LMA gymnasium

August 14

LMA Ball Drop and Meet the Swampcats

Please visit the Athletics page for updated schedules of all Laurence Manning Academy athletic events.

            2020 Best of Clarendon


Laurence Manning is honored to have been voted as the BEST private school for the second year in a row.

Headmaster, Mr. Tripp Boykin, was also voted as the BEST school administrator.

Thank you to our faculty and staff and our students and families that make LMA an awesome place to be!  


1154 Academy Drive

P.O.Box 278

Manning, South Carolina 29102   

​Tel: 803-435-2114 

​Fax: 803-435-9154    



Athletics Update

Cheerleading:  girls in rising 8th-12th grades that are interested in trying out for JV and Varsity cheerleading need to email your full name, grade you are entering and contact number to Coach Robin Page at by July 10.  There will be a MANDATORY meeting on Thursday, July 16 at 6pm in the LMA gymnasium.  All parents and young ladies MUST attend.  Tryouts will be held July 26-27.  In order to attend tryouts, you must be signed up and have your LMA athletic forms completed.  

Volleyball:  Open conditioning will continue through July 1.  Girls will condition each Monday and Wednesday.  Girls in 7th-10th will condition from 8-9am and girls in 11th and 12th grades will condition from 9:15-10:15am.  First round of tryouts will be held on Monday, July 6 beginning at 8am. All girls trying out MUST bring the athletic packet and physicals must be completed and the $100 athletic fee paid by June 29 or you will be unable to tryout. The fee is refundable if you do not make the team

B-Team Football:  Boys in rising 6th and 7th grades interested in playing B-Team football next year need to contact Coach Russ Jordan.

Senior Fall Athlete Pictures:  Senior athletes will have their pictures taken on Thursday, July 9, 2020 starting at 5:30 in the cafeteria.  Students should wear their uniforms.  Parents are welcome to come and have pictures taken as well.


We have tentatively set the date for the LMA Ball Drop for Friday, August 14!  We are planning an evening of fun and celebration! We will host our annual Meet the Swampcats, have a scrimmage game, and cap the night with our Ball Drop!  Mark your calendars now! More details will follow as we grow closer to the event! You may still purchase balls online for your chance to win great prizes!


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