Sumter High School

Principal:  Nicholas Pearson

Address:   2580 McCray’s Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154

Phone: (803) 481-4480/Fax: (803) 481-4021

School Day:  8:40 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Sumter High School will host its Freshman and New Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 11 according to the following schedule: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Session I)­–students with last names beginning A-L and 6:30–7:30 p.m. (Session II)–students with last names beginning with M-Z. Students will meet the administration team in the Sumter High School Gymnasium at the start of each session followed by a transition into the Commons Area and to their respective classrooms. Freshman and new students to Sumter High School will receive their schedules at orientation. Orientation will conclude at 7:30 p.m. Parking will be available in the front of campus using Gate 1 and at the rear of campus using Gate 5.

Students in Grades 10–12 may pick up schedules August 12 and 13 (Thursday and Friday) from 8 a.m.­– 4 p.m. in the front of the guidance office in the commons.

All Sumter High School students new to the district and new freshmen need to have their student identification cards taken.  All students must pay class fees during the first two weeks of school. Class fees are $10 for all students.  Students or their parents must pay for lost or damaged textbooks from the past year before any additional textbooks can be issued to a student.  All checks for fees should be made payable to Sumter High School.  Fees can be paid at orientation or see the bookkeeper to pay during regular building hours.

Drop-off/pick-up procedures:  Parents who drive their children to school should drop off students in the front of campus using Gate 1 off McCrays Mill Road no later than 8:30 a.m.; the pick-up time is no later than 4:15 p.m.

Students who drive must arrive at the designated student parking lot no later than 8:30 a.m.  Permits will be issued during the first week of school. Parking permits must be obtained in person at Sumter High School in the main office. Students will need to present the vehicle registration and a valid driver license.