• “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Welcome to Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   

Make-Up Pictures
Make-up pictures for underclassman and seniors is WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5th.  Seniors will need to make an appointment.

CAS students from the Sumter High School’s IB Diplomma Program were highlighted in the IB Community Blog for their annual community Walk Against Domestic Violence march.  To read more click here.

Wednesday, December 12th at 6:00 PM in the Commons Area. All Fall athletes (except football) should have received an invite from their coach. RSVP card is due to Shelly Richardson in Athletics no later than December 7th. Each athlete is allowed 2 free guests, $5 for each additional guest. Ages 6 and under are free. Reservations required.


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in the News

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 […]


Inclement Weather Make-Up Days

The three inclement weather make-up days designated on the district’s calendar will be half days for student attendance. Professional development for staff will take place the second half of the day. On October 22, January 18, and […]