Millwood Elementary School
Principal: Jessica C. Wright, Ed.S.
Address: 24 Pinewood Road Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: (803) 775-0648/ Fax: (803) 436-2987
School Hours:  7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Millwood Elementary School, the school where Attendance, Academics, and Behavior are our top priorities by always putting students first in a safe learning environment, is gearing up for an exciting 2022-2023 school year! Our theme for this school year is Embracing the N.O.R.M. – Navigating Opportunities, Relationships and Morale. 

This year we are enthusiastic about welcoming our new principal, Jessica Wright. She comes to us with multiple years of experience from Sumter County and surrounding districts. A “Meet the New Principal ” and other Mustang Administration and Staff members has been scheduled for August 5, 2022. Additional information will be sent out about this event as the time comes closer.

School information regarding Prekindergarten through Grade 5 will be discussed at the Meet the Teacher orientation on Thursday, August 11 from 10 a.m. − 2 p.m. The annual school-wide drive-through Back to School Bash Supply Giveaway will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Chromebook distribution for new students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 will take place on August 11th during the Meet the Teacher orientation event and on August 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. during the Supply Giveaway.

The first day of school for students in Grades 1-5 is Monday August 15. The first day of kindergarten has been staggered. During the meet teacher day your child’s teacher will give you a schedule of the arrival day and time for your individual student.  The first day for Prekindergarten is August 22. Below is pertinent information as we begin to welcome all of our students back into the building.

Drop-off and Pick-up Procedures: For the safety of our students, the earliest drop off time is 7:00 a.m., and the latest pick-up time is 2:30 p.m. Students in Grades PreK, first, and fifth will be dropped off and picked up at the Horseshoe, which is located across from Food Lion on Wedgefield Road. Students in grades second, third, and fourth will be dropped off and picked up on Mustang Drive off of Pinewood Road.  If there are multiple children attending Millwood, older siblings will be dropped off and picked up with the youngest sibling in the family.

Breakfast and Lunch: All students are eligible to receive breakfast and lunch daily. Breakfast will begin at 7 a.m.  Breakfast typically ends at 7:30 a.m. Each teacher has a designated time for his or her class to eat lunch and participate in recess. Breakfast and lunch will be served in the cafeteria.

Millwood Elementary School is a partner with the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the University of South Carolina Aiken @ Sumter. Parents will receive information about our partnerships during Meet the Teacher orientation. Students will receive information pertaining to our school wide policies and procedures at our school-wide assembly on Friday, August 19. The administration and staff look forward to another successful year as we reflect, refocus, and re-energize all of our efforts to ensure academic excellence for each of our students.