Principal: Dr. Vanessa Smith Canty
Address: 952 Fulton Street, Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: 803 775-0658 Fax: 803 778-2730
School Day: 7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Lemira Elementary School will begin its H.A.P.P.Y (Having a Positive Productive Year) year with a celebration of excellence during an orientation program for students and parents on Thursday, August 16, at 5:00 p.m. for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first grade students, and 6:15 p.m. for second, third, fourth, and fifth grades students. Parents and students are asked to report to the cafeteria upon arrival. Class assignments will be posted in various locations around the school. Lemira will also host a Kindergarten Kamp on August 7, from 10:00-11:00 for our Kindergarten students and parents.
Monday, August 20, is the first day of school for grades kindergarten through fifth, and Wednesday, August 22, is the first day for pre-kindergarten. School hours are 7:20 a.m.-2:15 p.m., and office hours are 6:50 a.m.-3:00 p.m.Students can be dropped off at 7:00 am. As a reminder, school uniforms are mandatory at Lemira.
Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures: All students may be dropped off in the morning at the traffic circle in front of the school’s entrance on Fulton Street and exit on the Boulevard Road. Parents are reminded not to drop students off before 6:50 a.m. For students’ safety, parents are reminded not to drop their child or children off in the grassy area across the street from the school on Fulton Street. During pick-up, all car riders will be dismissed through the gate under the breezeway using their car number. Each student will be provided numbered car tags and book bag tags. Parents arriving without a car tag number will be asked to go into the office to have their credentials verified. For safety reasons, parents will not be allowed to walk-up to the car pick-up gate to retrieve children, and students will not be permitted to cross Fulton Street to walk to their rides.