• Facilities, Maintenance & Growth Planning

  • The Facilities and Planning Department's goal is to provide a safe, effective and efficient learning environment for all users of Sumter County Public School facilities.

    In addition to growth management, we manage all construction and maintenance of schools and ancillary facilities operated by the Sumter County School Board.

     Vendor Information

    All vendors with the Sumter County School Board are required to complete a vendor application prior to the issuance of purchase orders. Vendor applications are managed by Accounts Payable and will only be accepted once a job, contract, bid, etc. has been awarded and proof of insurance has been provided.

     Facilities Management Links

    Office of Educational Facilities, Florida Department of Education

    School Concurrency (Educational Facilities and Growth Management)


    Facilities BID / RFQ Information


    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Sumter County School Board (School Board), has received an unsolicited proposal, “P3”, as outlined in Section 255.065, Florida Statutes. The purpose of this competitive selection process is to select a professional services provider to build the Sumter County Educational Support Center (SCESC), located at 1250 SR 471, Sumterville, FL 33585 on parcel #J24-001, and more particularly described as a new facility to house Sumter County School District’s Transportation, Maintenance and Facilities Departments.

    The School Board will accept other proposals from Qualified Entities for the same project on or before October 19, 2023.

    All submittals are due by 2:00 pm on Thursday, October 19, 2023 to the Facilities and Planning Department, 301 W. McCollum Ave., Bushnell, Florida 33513. Proposals submitted to the School Board in response to this public notification will be considered and a decision on the selection/ranking of the unsolicited proposal and the qualified proposals will be made by a Selection Committee designated by the School Board. 

    Bids must be clearly marked “Sumter County Educational Support Center (SCESC) - Bid No. 360”

    Inquiries and requests for the Design Criteria Package can be directed to (352) 793-1281, ext. 52201 or lisa.lovett@sumter.k12.fl.us .

    The Sumter County School Board, Florida reserves the right to waive any or all informalities in the selection process and to reject any or all submittals.



    To be run:           September 14, 2023

                                 September 21, 2023

                                 September 28, 2023

                                 October 5, 2023

                                 October 12, 2023

                                 Five (5) weeks-                              


                                 Sumter Sun Times

                                 Dodge Construction Network


    Contact:              Lisa Lovett, Facilities Secretary

                                 Phone (352) 793-1281, ext. 52201