Chestnut Oaks Middle School
Principal: Mrs. Jenaii D. Edwards
Address: 1200 Oswego Road, Sumter, SC 29153
Phone: (803) 775-7272 /Fax: (803) 775-7601
School Day: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Welcome parents and students to an amazing year where Falcons SOAR! The first day of school is August 15. The instructional day is 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chestnut Oaks Middle School “Jump Start” for sixth grade parents and students will be Wednesday, August 10, 2022, from 8:30-10:00 a.m. Seventh and eighth grade orientation will be held in the gym for parents and students from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. on August 10. Parents will receive pertinent information such as schedules, bus routes, meet the teacher, etc. We are excited and look forward to meeting you at the times listed above! Information will be sent home with dates for Open House.

Student handbooks, which include school and district expectations, will be distributed on the first day of school. Parents are respectfully requested to review the handbooks with their children.

School uniforms are no longer required this year due to the low availability; however, students are required to follow the Board of Trustees Policy on the student dress code. This policy can be found on the district’s website or on the Chestnut Oaks Middle School Facebook page.

Students are expected to use a school district issued Chromebook to engage in learning activities and completion of assignments. Students new to Sumter School District will be issued a district Chromebook from Chestnut Oaks Middle School during orientation or the first week of school.

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures: Car riders should be picked up and dropped off on the circular driveway at the front of the school on Oswego Road.  Students are not to be picked up or dropped off in the bus port area.