• “The BEAUTIFUL thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” ~ B.B. King

Welcome to Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   

School will resume on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

2019 STEM Signing Day

Press Release 2019 SC STEM Signing Day


2019 Sumter High School Prom Royalty

Gabrielle  Kirkman, Donte’ Coleman, Katheryn Parker, and Andrea Amaker. (L-R)

For more pictures and highlights from the prom check out the prom website!  You can find it under the Student Activities link!

Attention Students: The yearbook staff is looking for some hardworking and responsible students who are interested in making a difference at Sumter High. Use your skills to tell the story of 2019-2020 at Sumter High School by taking Journalism 1 & 2 next year. It is a yearlong course that will allow you to get involved with all of the action and events going on around the school as well as being a part of a business that produces and sells an actual product. Learn basic skills in design, photography, interviewing, journalism, and sales. Print out the application below and return it to Mr. Edge in room A203 before Friday, April 12th.

Yearbook Application

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Chart Your Course Workshop

Sumter HS College Admissions Workshop


The 2018-2019 SC Young Adult Winner!  Available in your library!

For the list of 2019-2020 SC Young Adult Book Nominees click the link below:


2018-2019 EOC Fall – Winter Letter to Parents






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in the News

Library Spotlight

The Singing by Alison Croggon Maerad attempts to solve the last riddle of the treesong so that the Nameless One can be thwarted and peace can be restored to the Seven Kingdoms, but first she […]


Friday Late Start Info

Sumter School District will continue to offer additional time for teacher collaboration, professional learning, and instructional planning during the 2018-19 school year. Two early release days have been scheduled for the elementary and middle schools. […]


SHS Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ann-Frances Brown Sumter High School’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year! Ann-Frances Brown has taught English at Sumter High School for eight years. The most rewarding part of her career in education is knowing […]