Sumter Career and Technology Center
Principal:  Dr. Shirrie B. Miller

Address:  2612 McCray’s Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154

Phone: (803) 481-8575/Fax: (803) 481-4232

School Day: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Twitter: http://twitter@sctcsumter

Instagram: http://Instagram@sctcsumter

Sumter Career and Technology Center (SCTC) is a nationally certified STEM school as well as a Transform SC Center, a SREB Pacesetter CTE Center, and South Carolina Youth Apprenticeship member. SCTC is where faculty, staff, and administration invest in the future of our students by producing college, military, and career ready students.  

Back to School Jump Start/Orientation – Sumter Career and Technology Center will host its Jump Start/Orientation for new students on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, beginning at 1 p.m.   Students will meet the administration team in the Commons and will go to their respective classrooms/shops/labs.  The Jump Start/Orientation session will conclude at 3 p.m.  Parking will be available in the front of the campus using Gate 1 and in the bus port using Gate 2.

The first day for students in grades 10–12 is Thursday, August 3, 2023. Open House/Meet the Teacher for returning students and parents is Tuesday, August 22 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Orientation for students is Thursday, August 17. Morning orientation is scheduled for 9:15–10:15 a.m., and afternoon orientation is scheduled for 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Student handbooks, which include school and district expectations, will be distributed electronically on the first day of school.  Parents are encouraged to review the handbooks with their children. Chromebooks will be distributed at each student’s home high school.  Please check with your home high school for distribution dates.  

Students walk from Sumter High School through the back gate while students from Crestwood High and Lakewood High schools are transported by bus to Sumter Career and Technology Center.  The school building opens daily at 9  a.m. to welcome students.