The mission of Sumter School District is to equip students to be responsible, successful, and productive citizens in a global society.


Sumter School District will educate all students to embrace diversity, act responsibly, and contribute positively in a competitive, global society.


To Educate, Empower and Enrich!

Values and Beliefs
  • Commitment to Excellence: Educational excellence requires that all stakeholders strive for continual growth and improvement.
  • Unyielding Ethical Standards: Build and maintain an abiding sense of honor and integrity that is characterized by high standards.
  • Accountability: All stakeholders are accountable for their actions and will be responsive to the needs of others.
  • Educating the Whole Child: All students are granted the opportunity to succeed based on individual needs.
  • Providing a Safe Learning Environment: Students have the right to learn in an environment conducive to learning.
  • Collaboration and Support amongst Stakeholders: Pervasive and valuable collaborative efforts create meaningful strategies and solutions.