Millwood Elementary School

Principal: Cornelius B. Leach, Ed.D.
Address: 24 Pinewood Road Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 775-0648/ Fax: (803) 436-2987
School Hours:  7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Millwood Elementary School, the school where Attendance, Academics, and Behavior are our top priorities by always putting students first in a safe learning environment, is gearing up for an exciting 2021-2022 school year! Our theme for the 2021-22 school year is Reflecting, Refocusing, and Re-energizing.

School information regarding Prekindergarten-fifth grade will be discussed at the Meet the Teacher orientation on Friday, August 13 from 10 a.m.−2 p.m. The annual school-wide drive-through Back to School Bash Supply Giveaway will take place on Saturday, August 14 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Chromebook distribution for new students in Kindergarten-fifth grade will take place on August 13 during the Meet the Teacher orientation event and on August 14 from 10 a.m.­­–12 p.m.

The first day of school for students in grades K-5 is Tuesday, August 17.  The forst day for Prekindergarten is August 23. Below is pertinent information as we begin to welcome all of our students back into the building.

Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures:

For the safety of our students, the earliest drop off time is 7:00 a.m., and the latest pick-up time is 2:30 p.m.

Students in Grades PreK, first, and fifth will be dropped off and picked up at the Horseshoe, which is located across from Food Lion on Wedgefield Road.

Students in grades second, third, and fourth will be dropped off and picked up on Mustang Drive off of Pinewood Road.  If there are multiple children attending Millwood, older siblings will be dropped off and picked up with the youngest sibling in the family.


Breakfast and Lunch:

All students are eligible to receive breakfast and lunch daily.  Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m.  Breakfast typically ends at 7:30 a.m. Each teacher has a designated time for his or her class to eat lunch and participate in recess. Lunch will be served in the cafeteria.

Millwood Elementary School is a partner with the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the University of South Carolina Aiken @ Sumter. Parents and students will receive information about our partnerships during Meet the Teacher orientation and our school-wide assembly on Friday, August 20. The administration and staff look forward to another successful year as we reflect, refocus, and re-energize all of our efforts to ensure academic excellence for each of our students.