Willow Drive Elementary

Principal:  Elizabeth Compton

Address:  26 Willow Drive, Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: 803 773-5796     Fax: 803 778-2847

School Day: 7:30 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.  Tardy – 7:35 a.m.


Willow Drive Elementary School will host an orientation program for students and their parents on Thursday, August 11 according to the following schedule:  8:30 a.m. for kindergarten and first grade; 9:30 a.m. for second and third grade students; and 10:30 a.m. for fourth and fifth grade students.  Orientation for pre-k is Tuesday, August 16 at 8:30.

Classroom assignments will be posted in the front lobby of the school and displayed on each classroom door.  Monday, August 15, is the first day of school for kindergarten through fifth grade.  The first day for pre-kindergarten is Wednesday, August 17.

Drop-off/pick-up procedures:  In the morning, all students should be dropped off using the drive-thru from Willow Drive to Miller Road.  This area is drive-thru only.  Students should not be dropped off in front of the building due to safety conditions.  Parents who need to enter the building may park in a visitor parking space and come to the office.  Students should not come to school before 6:50 a.m.

Afternoon pickup will be in the same place where the students was dropped off in the morning.  All students will be dismissed at 2:10 p.m.  Car riders should be picked up no later than 2:45 p.m.