Sumter High School
Principal: Anamaria Sandor
Address: 2580 McCray’s Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154
Phone: 803-481-4480 Fax: 803-481-4021
School Website: http://shs.sumterschools.net
School Day: 8:40 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Sumter High School faculty and staff welcome students to a great 2023-2024 school year.
Orientation: Students in grades nine through twelve may pick up schedules and student/parent PowerSchool login information on Monday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Commons Area. Students will also take pictures in the Auditorium for their ID cards and register for parking permits if they plan to drive to school.
8:30 – 10 a.m. – seniors
10 – 11:30 a.m. – juniors
1 – 2:30 p.m. – sophomores
2:30 – 5 p.m. – freshmen and newly enrolled students and parents
JumpStart/Orientation for Freshmen/New Students: Sumter High School will host its Jump Start/Orientation for freshmen and all newly enrolled students on Monday, July 31 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Students and parents will meet the administration team, faculty, and staff members in the Sumter High School Gymnasium at 3 p.m. for general session information followed by a transition into the Commons Area and their respective classrooms. Orientation will conclude at 5 p.m. Parking will be available in the front of campus using Gate 1 and at the rear of campus using Gate 5.
Student and Parent Handbooks: Student and parent handbooks which include school and district expectations will be distributed via student email and posted on the school website. Parents are respectfully requested to review the handbooks and the new Code of Conduct with their children. All Sumter High School students must take pictures for their identification cards. A schedule will be announced and posted on the school website.
First Day of School: The first day of school for students is Thursday, August 3, 2023.
Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures: Parents who drive their children to school should drop off and pick up students in front of the school using Gate 1 off McCrays Mill Road. The drop-off time is no later than 8:30 a.m. The pick-up time is from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. In the interest of students’ safety, please do not pick up students in the student parking lot, in the bus loading/unloading area, or outside the school premises on McCrays Mill Rd. or Stadium Rd.
Student Driver/Parking Procedures: Students who drive to school must arrive at the designated student parking lot no later than 8:30 a.m. The students will use Gate 6 to enter the school premises. The parking permits will be issued during the orientation day on Monday, July 31 and the first week of school. The permit must be obtained in person at Sumter High School in the main office during lunchtime. Students will need to present their vehicle registration and a valid driver’s license. Please see the new driving/parking procedures on the school website and the student/ parent handbook.