5:30 PM District Retirement Dinner
Welcome to South Sumter High School where student success and academic achievement is our top priority. The faculty and staff at South Sumter High School are committed to providing our students with a caring and encouraging environment to facilitate their academic accomplishments.
We are pleased to offer our students a wide range of curricular and extra curricular programs. We offer many Career & Technical Education classes and invite you to explore this area on our web site.
Raider Entrepreneur Dreams
Congratulate the following winners of the Raider Entrepreneur Dreams (R.E.D.) competition. Thursday, April 28th the five finalist went into the “Shark Tank” live event and all did a great job at “pitching” their business idea. Although all were winners as the cash prizes ranged from $50 for 5th place to $1,000 for first.
Fifth Place: “Stir All” with Ally Liddington
Fourth Place: “Mowsall” with Kevin Bedgood and Gabe Lucero
Third Place: “ M&P Products” with Kicah Lanham and Payton Cline
Second Place to “BlueDream” with Shaylin Johns and Brittany Grant
FIRST PLACE was “CP Tech Solutions” with Colby Pitts
Pictured above: Judges and MC - William
CONGRATULATIONS to Ms. Perkins
She is South Sumter High School Teacher of the Year and
Sumter County District Teacher of the Year!
MOCK TRIAL: Government students learn how judicial system works!
Take the Fear out of CANCER HALLOWEEN EVENT - OCT. 31st
We raise over $1,000 for American Cancer Society!
At South Sumter High School we adhere to the belief that all students can learn. Working as a team, our purpose is to provide a comprehensive educational program that assists all students in acquiring the critical skills for lifelong learning and success.
SSHS Mission Statement
South Sumter High School, in partnership with its stakeholders, is committed to providing a systemic, comprehensive educational program to educate, enhance, encourage, and empower all students to achieve their personal, social, educational, and career/life goals. It is a program developed according to professional standards and appropriate models of best practices in the field of education. Learning environments will be physically and psychologically healthy and safe, managed by professionally trained and certified staff. With a commitment to individual uniqueness and maximum development of human potential, the ultimate goal of the program is for students to graduate with the competencies necessary to make self-directed, realistic, and responsible decisions and to become productive workers, lifelong learners and successful contributors to society.
Volunteers and mentors were honored for over 89,000 hours of service to schools with a reception on April 19th
Lake Sumter State College celebrated National Lineman Appreciation Day at the Sumter Campus with students from Wildwood Middle High and South Sumter High School showing career opportunities through the college's Electrical Distribution Technology Program
Our partnership with CEMEX, continues to educate our students and the citizens of Sumter County
Twenty eleventh graders from WMHS and SSHS with healthcare career aspirations attended the SPARK event hosted by Central Florida Health Alliance, at The Villages Regional Hospital
The Sumter County Spelling Bee was held on February 17, 2016 and the winners competed in the District Bee that was held in Orlando.
The Sumter School District is one of only 130 School Districts nationwide to be so honored.
Ms. Eartha Taylor of Wildwood Elementary School, has been selected as the Sumter County School-Related Employee of the Year.
Thanks to a 5 year $2.1 million federal grant funded through 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC), students attending four of Sumter’s schools will be offered after school programing throughout the school year.
According to a recent memo released by the Florida Department of Education, the students in Sumter District Schools performed above the state average in all tested areas. Scores were recently released for FCAT Science for grades five and eight and End-of-Course Exams in Biology, U.S. History and Civics.
The Washington Post recently designated South Sumter High School as one of the nation’s most academically challenging high schools.