Alice Drive Middle School 

Principal:  Jeannie M. Pressley

Address:   40 Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: (803) 775-0821 Fax: (803) 778-2929

School Day: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Alice Drive Middle School, a nationally accredited STEM school, is ready to RISE in the 2023-2024 school year! There will be a “Hawk Jump Start” for 6th graders/new students and their parents on Wednesday, August 2. All 6th graders/new students and parents are welcome to drop by the Nest between 8 – 11 a.m. Students will meet their homeroom teacher, tour the building, and receive information  to help make a smooth transition to middle school.

Thursday, August 3 is the official first day of school for all students. Thursday/Friday, August 3-4 will be designated as our “RISE” Camp. All students will receive their schedules, take ID pictures, review school-wide behavior expectations/procedures, tour the building, update Chromebooks, and explore STEM through a variety of problem-based learning activities. School pictures will be taken on Friday, August 4.  Information will be sent home with dates for Open House! 

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures: Parents who bring children to school should enter

campus using gate one off of University Drive by making a right turn only. The earliest students may be dropped off in the mornings is 7:15 a.m. To avoid congestion, parents are asked to make a left-turn only when exiting campus out of gate two. Walkers should enter the designated entrance in the gym foyer. In the interest of student safety, please do not drop students off on University Drive, at the front of the school, or in the bus loading/unloading area.