Wilder Elementary

Principal:  David Wright

Address:   975 South Main Street, Sumter, SC  29150

Phone: 803 773-5723   Fax: 803 778-2918

School Day: 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.


Wilder Elementary School will host a back to school teacher orientation for all students and parents on Thursday, August 11.  Pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade will meet at 9:00 a.m.; second and third grades will meet at 10:00 a.m.; fourth and fifth grades will meet at 11:00 a.m.  Parents and students are asked to meet in the multi-purpose room, and classroom assignments will be posted in several locations throughout the school.  Monday, August 15, is the first day of school for grades kindergarten through five and is a full day.  Wednesday, August 17, is the first day for preschool.

Breakfast is served from 6:50 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.  The tardy bell rings at 7:40 a.m.  Office hours are from 7:15 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures:  The horseshoe on S. Main Street is the only drop-off and pick-up area for car riders. Parking spaces are provided for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten parents who must walk students to class or pick them up in the afternoon. If a parent has a conference, they should park in the parking spaces provided in the front of the school. All parents must report to the main office for a pass before going to teachers’ classes for conferences.

All walkers enter and exit through the walker gates on South Main. Parents should not park in the church parking lot, on the side of Newberry, or on the side of South Main to secure children.

All day care riders report to the POD gate (near the first grade building) on the side of Newberry Street.  All bus riders report to the bus port at the end of the 100 Building (fourth grade hall).  All special needs bus riders report to the bus port on Floral Avenue (back of the school).