Sumter High School
Principal:  Anamaria Sandor
Address:   2580 McCray’s Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154
Phone: 803-481-4480   Fax: 803-481-4021
School Day: 8:40 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Sumter High School faculty and staff welcome students to a great 2022-2023 school year. The first day of school for students is August 15, 2022. Students in Grades 9 – 12 may pick up schedules and student PowerSchool login information on Tuesday, August 9 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Commons area following the schedule: 8:30 – 10 a.m. 9th-grade students, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 10th-grade students, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. 11th-grade students, and 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. 12th-grade students.

Sumter High School will host its Jump Start/Orientation for freshmen and all newly enrolled students on Wednesday, August 10 according to the following schedule: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Session I) – students with last names beginning A-L and 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. (Session II) – students with last names beginning with M-Z. Students will meet the administration team in the Sumter High School Gymnasium at the start of each session followed by a transition into the Commons area and to their respective classrooms. Orientation will conclude at 7:30 p.m. Parking will be available in the front of campus using Gate 1 and at the rear of campus using Gate 5.

All Sumter High School students new to the district and new freshmen need to have their pictures for the student identification cards taken. A schedule will be announced and posted on the school website. All students must pay class fees during the first two weeks of school. Class fees are $5.00 for freshmen and sophomores and $10.00 for juniors and seniors. Students or their parents must pay for lost or damaged textbooks from the past year before any additional textbooks can be issued to a student. All checks for fees should be made payable to Sumter High School. Fees can be paid at orientation or see the bookkeeper to pay during regular building hours.

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures:  Parents who drive their children to school should drop off students in the front of campus using Gate 1 off McCray’s Mill Road no later than 8:30 a.m.; the pick-up time is no later than 4:15 p.m. using Gate 1. In the interest of student 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.

Students who drive must arrive at the designated student parking lot no later than 8:30 a.m. The parking permits will be issued during the first week of school. Permits must be obtained in person at Sumter High School in the main office during lunchtime. Students will need to present the vehicle registration and a valid driver’s license. Please see the new driving/parking procedures on the school website and in the student/ parent handbook.