Alice Drive Elementary School
Principal: Eric Masaitis
Address: 251 Alice Drive, Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 775-0857 Fax: (803) 775-7580
School Day: 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Jump Start Camp Student Orientation will be held Thursday, August 11 for Prekindergarten through Grade two and Friday, August 12 for 3rd through 5th grade according to the following schedule:
Thursday, August 11: prekindergarten: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. or 2 – 3 p.m.; kindergarten 12:30 p.m.; 1st grade 1:30 p.m.; 2nd grade 2:30 p.m.
Friday, August 12: 3rd grade 12:30 p.m.; 4th grade 1:30 p.m.; 5th grade 2:30 p.m.
Class rosters will be posted in the hallways and by the classrooms. Students and parents will report to the child’s assigned classroom to meet with the teacher. Tables will be set up in the cafeteria to join the PTA, register for PERK, order school shirts, or pick up other information. Additional parking will be available at Westminster Presbyterian Church across the street from the school.
The first day of school for 1st through 5th grade students is Monday, August 15. The first day of school for prekindergarten and kindergarten students is Monday, August 22. Kindergarten teachers will use the week of August 15 through August 19 to conduct the academic portion of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Teachers will contact the parents of each enrolled kindergarten student to let them know their child’s date to attend the assessment.
Drop-off/Pick-Up Procedures: All 1st through 5th grade students should be dropped off and picked up at the circular drive on Alice Drive. Prekindergarten and kindergarten students should be dropped off and picked up at the circular drive on Miller Road. Parents who need to park to enter the school building are asked to park in the parking lots in front of the school. The parking lot at Westminster Presbyterian Church may also be used if additional parking is needed. For safety reasons, parents are asked not to drop off a child on Reynolds Road, at the sidewalk to the left of the main entrance, or behind the school. Please do not park in the staff parking lot behind the cafeteria. We ask that all parents and students utilize our sidewalks at all times and do not walk through the traffic flow.