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.
***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 March 11 - April 12, 2019. Out of County Residents - Applications Accepted April 29 - May 13, 2019.
During this sales tax holiday period, Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known as discretionary sales surtax) will be collected on purchases of: • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories selling for $60 or less per item • Certain school supplies selling for $15 or less per item
Welcome School days are back! School Superintendent Richard A. Shirley, on behalf of school principals and staff, the Sumter School Board and district staff, welcomes students back on August 13, 2018 for the beginning of a new school year. Parents and students are invited to attend orientations and technology days, as scheduled below, to locate classrooms, meet teachers, secure transportation, and receive supply lists and dress code information. All adult family members should bring a valid photo ID to check in at schools.
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM SSM-Girls Bkb Tryouts
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM WMHS- Parent Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SSM-Football vs. Villages (HOME)
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM WES - AVID & Parent Conferences
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM SSM-Halloween Dance
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM WES - PTO Fall Festival
5:30 PM School Board Meeting
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM WES - Career Fair
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM WES - Kinder, 1st & 2nd Parent Breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM WES - 3rd, 4th & 5th Parent Breakfast
Bullying, Threats and Intimidation Board Policy 5.321
Civility Board Policy 9.61
Drug-Free Workplace Board Policy 6.33
Controlled Open Enrollment Board Policy 5.23
Florida Economic Security Report Section 1002.20(24) Florida Statutes