Hillcrest Middle School

Principal:  Tarsha B. Staggers

Address:   4355 Peach Orchard Road, Dalzell, SC 29040

Phone: (803) 499-3341/Fax:  (803) 499-3353

School Day:  8 a.m.–3 p.m.

School’s Website:  http://hms.sumterschools.net

School’s Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/hillcrestmiddlewildcats


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation will be held Thursday, August 12 at 5 p.m. During orientation, the faculty will be introduced, an overview of the student handbook will be provided, and other important information concerning the opening days of school will be covered as well.

Open House

Open House will be held August 26 from 5–7 p.m.  All students and parents are welcome to attend.

Parent University

Parent University is scheduled for September 16.  Questions regarding how to maneuver through Schoology, Google, and our other school programs as well as information regarding student expectations will be addressed.

6th Grade: 7 p.m.

7th Grade: 6 p.m.

8th Grade: 5 p.m.

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures:  Drop-off time for car riders is no earlier than 7:30 a.m. Adequate supervision is not available before this time. Car riders should be dropped off and picked up in the back of the school at the student drop-off/pick-up area.  The entrance to the student drop-off/pick-up area is on Old 521 and goes around to the back of the school.  Please do not use the teacher parking lot to drop off/pick up students.

Parents are always welcome at Hillcrest Middle School.  We invite our parents to visit their child’s class or have lunch with their child.  Guests should report to the front office immediately upon arrival and secure a visitor’s pass.