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.
Tardy Bell: 7:35 a.m.
Wilder Elementary School will host a back to school teacher orientation for all students and parents Monday, August 16. Prekindergarten through 2nd grades will begin at 9 a.m. followed by 3rd through 5th grades at 10 a.m. Classroom assignments will be posted in several locations throughout the school. Parents and students will be invited to go directly to the classrooms.
Breakfast is served from 6:50 a.m. until 7:25 a.m. The tardy bell rings at 7:35 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. Drop-off is no earlier than 7 a.m. in the front of the school. Parking spaces are provided for 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 visitor pass.
All walkers will enter and exit through the two gates located on South Main. (Gates are located on the picnic shelter side of South Main and at the corner of South Main and Newberry.) The student’s address will determine which gate he or she will use in the afternoon. Parents should not park along the fence or in the church parking lot. Parents should also not walk through the exit to receive children.
All day care and bus riders report to the bus port at the end of the 100 Building on Floral Avenue. All exceptional ed. bus riders will report to the bus port on Floral Avenue (back of the school).