Picture of Superintendent Dr. William Wright

On behalf of our Board of Trustees and the Sumter School District family, welcome to the 2023-2024 school year.

To our esteemed faculty and staff, I am immensely grateful for your dedication and hard work. Your unwavering commitment to providing quality education has been truly commendable. Your adaptability and innovative approaches to teaching have inspired our students and ensured their continued growth. I am confident that your expertise and passion will continue to guide our students toward academic excellence and personal development.

To our students, I encourage you to engage actively, ask questions, and take advantage of the diverse opportunities available to you. Together, we will make this academic year a memorable one, filled with growth, learning, and new friendships.

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the confines of the classroom. We are passionate about fostering strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and community stakeholders. Your involvement and support are invaluable as we work together to create a safe, enriching, and supportive environment for our students.

In closing, I consider it an honor to serve as your superintendent, and I extend my deepest gratitude to you for entrusting us with the education of your children. We are committed to providing an extraordinary educational experience that nurtures our students’ individual talents, unleashes their potential, and equips them with the tools they need for local and global success. Together, let us make this an exceptional year filled with Sumter School District APPEAL — Advancing Potential and Pursuing Excellence for All Learners. We are #SSDShiningStars!


Dr. William T. Wright, Jr.