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

  • The 34th Annual Sumter Scholarship Golf Tournament Was a Success!!!

    Tournament was held on May 5, 2018 at Belle Glade Country Club. This tournament is to raise funds for scholarships for SSHS & WMHS Seniors to attend Lake Sumter State College.

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  • 2018 Outstanding Volunteers and Outstanding Service to Schools

    Volunteers and mentors were honored for over 89,000 hours of service to schools during the 2018 school year at the April 17th School Board meeting. During the ceremony dozens of people and organizations that donate their time, talents and money to support the students of the school district were recognized. Superintendent Richard A. Shirley commented, “We are so appreciative of their service! They help our students tremendously and develop a great bond to help them succeed!”

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  • Solar Powered Car STEM CHALLENGE

    Let’s run on the Sun! Eighth grade students from Wildwood Middle High and South Sumter Middle participated in the school district’s second annual Solar Powered Car STEM Challenge. The challenge was created in response to Superintendent Richard A. Shirley and his STEM Advisory team’s endeavor to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) opportunities for students across the district helping prepare them for college or careers upon graduation.

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  • Students Pitch Business Concepts at 3rd Annual Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs Live Event

    Students Pitch Business Concepts at 3rd Annual Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs Live Event Bushnell, Florida – The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Sumter County as was so evident at the “Shark Tank-like” event that took place on Thursday, April 12, at the Wildwood Community Center. Seventy seven (77) applications were submitted as startup business ideas to compete for cash prizes in the Sumter’s Future Entrepreneurs event! All three Sumter County High Schools were represented in this third annual event. The business plans first went through a round of rigorous online judging. The top two projects from each school were invited to pitch their concepts at a live event for cash awards.

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  • Women's Solar Power Camp

    Want to be part of a leading energy innovation? Women’s S olar Power Summer Camp 2018 June 25th - 28th Monday through Thursday 8:30am to 3:30pm Lake-Sumter State College Sumter Center 1405 County Road 526A Sumterville, FL 33585 Register by June 1 Have you ever been curious about what makes the lights come on at night? How about being in charge of making sure that they do? The Women’s Solar Power Summer Camp offers young women in school (grades 8th through 12th) the opportunity to explore the innovative engineering technology field of solar energy. This is a free STEM-themed program, so all young women interested in STEM are encouraged to attend.

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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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