This is a listing of sites and helpful information about Sumter High.

    Mission Statement

    Principal Dana Fall
    Go Gamecocks!

    The mission of Sumter High School, the hall-mark in academics, arts, and athletics, is to provide exemplary learning experiences in order to insure that each student has the skills to compete in our global society.

    Parent Information

    Tutoring Program
    For more information on Sumter High School's Tutoring Program look under the Parent Information tab at the top of the page.

    AVID Program
    AVID: a college readiness program
    GPA  range 2.0 - 3.5
    Open to 9th grade students
    The focus is on organization and achievement to ensure students' college readiness.
    For more information visit

    Powerschool Parent Portal
    Parents will need to complete the Parent Portal Form before you will be issued a login ID and password.

    Please open attachment below for instructions

    Parent Portal Instructions.doc

    Gamecock News

    Jostens' Final Ordering Date
    Thursday, September 18
    11:30 - 2:00
    Informational Flyer

    Meet the Teacher Night
    September 18, 2014
    5:30 - 7:00 pm
    Informational Flyer

    AVID Parent Night
    Sept. 23, 2014
    5:30--7:30 PM
    C-Hall - 2nd Floor

    Junior Civitans
    COAT (Civitan Officer and Adviser Training) will take place at Dutch Fork High School on Sept 20th.

    Please visit the
    Apple App Store, iTunes, or
    An-droid Market Place Store
    and download the free
    Sumter High School App
    for all the latest news and updates!

    Hands on History
    The Sumter High School Hands on History class will be conducting tours of the Sumter County Museum's Back Country.  For more information see the link on page left.

    Congratulations Sumter High ACT Test Takers!
    Press release from the State Department of Education lists Sumter High as one of the schools in the state showing remarkable improvements in the 2014 ACT scores.

    Posters and Poetry Contest
    The 49th Annual Posters and Poetry Contest held by the National Career Development Association Headquarters
    will start November 10th. Please fill out the attached registration form to be a participant.

    College Application Day
    Parent Information Flyer
    Attention Rising Seniors and Parents of Rising Seniors. Do you need assistance with the college application process?


    Electronic Devices will not be
    permitted for use during  campus hours.
    Cellular devices may not be visible or turned
    on and may not be used anytime while in the
     building at Sumter High without instructional permissions

    Discipline Code:

    Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times and places in a manner that will not be contrary to the best interest of the school.

    Parental Notification Requirements

    Login Control

    Guidance Corner

    Military Academy Day 2014
    Saturday, September 27th.
    Columbia, SC
    (Registration Deadline Sept. 19)
    For more information:
    Military Academy Day 2014.pdf
    All Freshmen & Sophomores 
    The SC Governor's School of the Arts and Humanities will be at SHS on September 30, 2014 from 9:00-10:00 am.

    The Governor's School of Math and Science
    will be at SHS on October 8, 2014 from 10:00 - 11:00 am. 

    Any student interested in attending a presentation about these schools are asked to sign up with Ms. James in guidance office before school, after school, or during lunch.

    Attention: Seniors and Juniors
    What: Ed-Op Day, College Fair
    When: October 03, 2014
    Time : 9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Where: Sumter High Mini-Gym

    Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
    What is WISE CHOICE Day? 
    Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) day at Clemson brings high school seniors from across SC for a one day visit to explore careers in engineering and science.
    Cost $20.00

    Informational Flyer

    ASVAB Testing
    Seniors and Juniors who wish to take the ASVAB on October 29, 2014 may sign up in the guidance office with Ms. Dees before school, during their lunch, or after school. Deadline for signing up is October 17th.  Please see Ms. Sanders if you have any questions.

    NCDA Contest
    The 49th Annual Posters and Poetry Contest held by the National Career Development Association Headquarters
    will start November 10th. Please fill out the attached registration form to be a participant.

    LearningExpress Library
    If you are interested in practice exams for occupations or college entrance exams just click on the logo and register.  Once you are registered, use the search tab at the bottom to select your test.  You can also access the LearningExpress through DISCUS.

    Transcripts Made Easy
    SHS Alumni & Former Students
    You may now use this service to access your transcripts.


    Please visit the follow links for information on completing the FAFSA.

    Wendy's Scholarship Opportunity
    Application Deadline:
    October 3, 2014
    Wendy's Heisman Scholarship

    Counselor Evaluation Survey
    Parents please follow the link below to complete the Counselor Evaluation

    Upcoming Events

    Thursday, September 18
    Interims Issued
    Last day to order!
    Meet The Teacher Night
    5:30-7:00 pm
    Tuesday, September 23
    AVID Parent Night
    5:30 - 7:30 pm
    C-Hall - 2nd Floor
    Saturday, September 27
    Military Academy Day 2014
    Register with your guidance counselor
    if interested. (Registration Deadline Sept. 19)
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