About Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy

Mission Statement 

The mission of Sumter County Schools is to graduate all students.

The mission of Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy is to assist all freshmen in making a smooth transition into high school, and in meeting the rigorous high school standards in order to graduate all students.

The theme for this year is "Growing Together".



Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy has a current student enrollment of 290 students. There are 28 teachers.  The curriculum covers core subjects including science, social studies, mathematics, and language arts. We also offer career preparatory classes in agriculture, business and technology, early childhood education, culinary arts, and Army JROTC. Other courses include chorus, band, foreign language, health, and physical education.

Our school's administration includes Principal Cindy Anglin, Assistant Principal Martin Mitchell, and Counselor Samantha Huiras.

Driving Directions

Americus-Sumter Ninth Grade Academy (ASNGA) is located at the former Staley Middle School.  We are located 1.1 miles North of the downtown area.  You can reach us by one of the following ways:

1) Coming from Albany, GA

  • Take US-19 North to Americus, GA
  • Stay on US-19 North till Patternson Street
  • Turn right onto Patternson Street
  • Stay straight till North Lee Street
  • Destination will be in front

2) Coming from Columbus, GA

  • Take US-27 South/US-280 East toward Albany, GA
  • Turn left onto GA-26 East toward Buena Vista, GA
  • Turn onto Broad Street (US-41 South/Preston Road)
  • Continue on US-41/Preston Road
  • Turn left on GA-30 East
  • Continue straight on Patternson Street till North Lee Street
  • Destination will be in front

3) Coming from Macon, GA

  • Take I-75 South toward Valdosta, GA
  • Take exit 135 Larry Walker Parkway (GA-127/GA-224/US-41)
  • Turn right onto GA-127 West/GA-224 West/US-41 South toward Marshallville, GA
  • Keep left on GA-224 West toward Montezuma, GA
  • Turn right onto GA-26 West
  • Continue on GA-26 West to GA-49
  • Turn left onto GA-49 toward Americus, GA
  • Turn right onto South Georgia Tech Parkway
  • Turn left onto Bumphead Road
  • Turn right onto Carter Street
  • Sight left onto North Lee Street
  • Destination will be on the left

4) Coming from Cordele, GA

  • Head west on US-280 West toward Americus, GA
  • Continue on US-280 West
  • Turn right on North Lee Street
  • Destination will be on the right