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.

2021-22 Handbook

Coming - Monday - July 26

Summer Office Hours
Tuesday & Wednesday -
9am -1pm (open to the public)

Monday & Thursday -
9am -1pm (by appointment only)

Tuesday, August 10
7pm - Bubba Davis Gymnasium
Senior Student/Parent Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up

Wednesday, August 11
7pm - Bubba Davis Gymnasium
Grades 9-11 Student/Parent Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up

Thursday, August 12
9-11am - Bubba Davis Gymnasium
Freshman Orientation (Students Only) 

7pm - Bubba Davis Gymnasium

Grades 6-8 Student/Parent Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up

Tuesday, August 17
7pm Bubba Davis Gymnasium
Grades 1-5 Orientation/Meet the Teacher

Thursday, August 19 
7pm - Bubba Davis Gymnasium
K3, K4, K5 Parent Orientation

Friday, August 20
Individual Classrooms
K3, K4, K5 Student Parent Drop-In

August 19 
1st-12th grades return - 11:30 dismissal

August 20
1st -12th grades - 11:30 dismissal

August 23
K3, K4, K5 - first day


1154 Academy Drive

P.O.Box 278

Manning, South Carolina 29102   

​Tel: 803-435-2114 

​Fax: 803-435-9154    



            2021 Best of Clarendon


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

Headmaster, Mr. Tripp Boykin, was also voted as the BEST school administrator for the second year in a row.

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


Click the Amazon Link above and every time you shop with Amazon-   they will make a donation to Laurence Manning Academy!  


iPad / ePencil information. Click image.

REGISTRATION for 2021-2022

Registration IS NOW OPEN to students for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year is open now.  This year, registration will be primarily an online process.  


Mini Cheer Camp - July 26-30

The LMA Varsity Cheerleaders will be hosting their mini cheer camp again this year.  Please see the flyer below for registration details

Mini Cheerleading - Varsity Cheerleaders

iPad distribution will be held

August 3, 4 & 5 in the morning and afternoon/evening.  

Please signup for a slot for pickup.

Please, read, print and sign (student and parent) the iPad obligations form.

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