SUMTER COUNTY School District

  • The Sumter School District is committed to providing a rigorous and relevant standards-based education in a safe environment.  Through a partnership of students, parents, staff and community, students are given the opportunity to reach their full potential as lifelong learners and contributing members of society.

Great Things Are Happening In Sumter District Schools

  • Sumter Students Compete in County Spelling Bee

    The Sumter County Spelling Bee was held on February 14, 2018 and the winners will compete in Orlando at the District Bee.

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  • Sumter District Controlled Open Enrollment Dates for the 2018-2019 School Year

    ***ONLY NEW APPLICANTS WISHING TO ATTEND OUT OF THEIR ZONED AREA OR STUDENTS THAT WILL BE PROMOTED UP TO THE NEXT SCHOOL LEVEL (ie: ELEMENTARY TO MIDDLE OR MIDDLE TO HIGH)*** Sumter Residents - Applications Accepted February 5 - March 6, 2018. Out of County Residents - Applications Accepted April 2 - April 16, 2018. Applications will be available on February 2, 2018.

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  • Big Springs Regional Science Fair

    The 2018 Big Springs Regional Science Fair brought out the best and brightest middle and high school students to discuss their science research, experimental designs, and interesting conclusions with a host of judges from a variety of professions. Sumter County students joined the competition with students from Marion and Levy Counties.

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  • Sunshine State Scholar

    Andrew Ashley, of South Sumter High School, has been selected as the 2018 Sunshine State Scholar for Sumter County Schools. Sponsored by the Florida Education Foundation, the Sunshine State Scholars program aims to retain intellectual talent in Florida. Each district in the state is asked to identify the top 11th- grade students in the areas of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).

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  • South Sumter High School to Participate in the College Board AP Capstone Diploma Program

    Diploma Program Focuses on College-Level Independent Research, Collaborative Teamwork, and Communication and Writing Skills Crucial for College and Career Success South Sumter High School is one of approximately 1,500 schools worldwide to implement the AP Capstone™ diploma program—an innovative program that allows students to develop skills that matter most for college success, such as research, collaboration, and communication. The program consists of two courses taken in sequence: AP® Seminar and AP Research. Developed in direct response to feedback from higher education faculty and college admission officers. AP Capstone complements the in-depth, subject-specific study of other Advanced Placement® courses and exams.

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    Public Records Request should be forwarded to:

    Lisa Whitman

    Sr. Director, Human Resources

    Sumter County School Board

    2680 WC 476

    Bushnell, FL  33513

    352-793-2315   Fax:  352-793-2096

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