Principal:  Cedric McKnight

Address:   350 Old Manning Road, Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: 803-506-2700     Fax:  803-506-2708

School Day:  8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.


Lakewood will host two freshmen orientation camps on Thursday, August 9, in the Fine Arts Center.  Parents have a choice to attend either the camp from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. or the camp from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Any upperclassmen who would like to attend are also invited.

Students or parents may pick up class schedules from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:  seniors, August 14; juniors, August 15; sophomores, August 16; and freshmen, August 17.  The first newsletter containing pertinent information regarding school policies, fees, and special events will be mailed to students and parents before the beginning of school.

Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures:  Students should not arrive or be dropped off before 8:00 a.m. and should be off campus no later than 4:15 p.m.  Student drop-off and pick-up is located in the front circle of the second entrance on Old Manning Road.  The student parking area is located in the third entrance in front of the gym area. Students must complete an in-house defensive driving course before applying to get a driver’s parking decal.

Due to safety concerns, the first drive way is designated ONLY for buses, and is therefore off limits. Please do not use the bus driveway for student pick-up or drop-off.