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. On September 26 and March 20, elementary students will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., and middle school students will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.

Beginning September 7, high schools will start one hour later each Friday until May 17. Students are to report to school by 9:45 a.m., and the school day will end at 3:45 p.m. Buses will arrive at the bus stops in the morning one hour later than the normally scheduled times.