Chestnut Oaks Middle School
Principal: Dr. Maggie J. Wright
Address: 1200 Oswego Road, Sumter, SC 29153
Phone: (803) 775-7272   Fax: (803) 775-7601


Welcome parents and students to an amazing year where Falcons SOAR! August 28 is the first day of school for students through virtual learning. The virtual instructional day is 8:00 AM-3 PM. Students are expected to use a school district issued Chromebook to engage in learning activities and completion of assignments. Students new to Sumter School District will be issued a district Chromebook from Chestnut Oaks Middle School on the days designated below.

Principal Dr. Maggie Wright will host a virtual orientation for parents and students Thursday, August 20 from 10-11 AM. Parents and students will also have a question/answer time immediately following the orientation. During orientation, Dr. Wright will review virtual learning and teaching expectations, policies, and procedures.

Teachers will host individual virtual back to school orientations Monday, August 24 at 10AM. with a virtual question and answer time at 10:45 AM.  Additional information and links to the orientations will be posted on the school’s website, Facebook page, and teacher Google Classrooms.

Consumable textbooks and Chromebook distribution will take place Tuesday, August 25 from 9AM-12 PM and Wednesday, August 25 from 4-5 PM. Masks will be worn and social distancing guidelines will be followed at all times.

Please see the school and district’s website for breakfast and lunch distribution information during virtual learning. When in-person instruction resumes, breakfast is from 7:15-7:45 AM. In order to participate, students must arrive before 7:40 AM.  Breakfast and lunch meals are free for all students.

When students return to the in-person learning environment at Chestnut Oaks Middle School, all students will be expected to comply with the school uniform policy posted on the school’s website.

 Face to Face Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures: 

Car riders should be picked up and dropped off on the circular driveway at the front of the school on Oswego Road.  Students are not to be picked up or dropped off in the bus port area. Students can be dropped off after 7:15 AM.