Welcome to

Sumter High School

An International Baccalaureate World School   



Principal’s Eyes & Ears

If you witness any inappropriate school behavior please complete the form below.  If you have a video or picture you can upload it to this form.  This form does not collect emails, all submissions are anonymous.

Principal’s Eyes & Ears Form


IMPORTANT: The 2023 SCDE Parent School Climate Survey is now available.

Student and Parent School Climate Survey and Information

Attention Seniors

Gamecock Decision Day is scheduled for May 2nd. Gamecock Decision Day is a Sumter High School and community-based event that aims to celebrate the post-secondary plans and academic accomplishments of our graduating high school seniors. This event is only for seniors who have been accepted to a college, accepted into any branch of the military, or hired to go directly into the workforce after graduation. Please note that you will have to provide proof of acceptance. Click on Decision Day Online Registration to sign up for this event. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, April 5th. Please see your school counselor if you have any questions regarding Gamecock Decision Day. This event is hosted by the Guidance Department and SGA.


WIN Career Readiness Assessment

Please access the link below for information regarding the WIN Career Readiness Assessment.

SHS Spring 2023 WIN Career Readiness Assessment Letter to Parents_Guardians_Students

Congratulations to Mr. Austin for being named
Sumter High’s 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year!


Summer classes at CCTC begin May 17, and registration is now open! Please apply at the link below.

If you have questions, contact the Admissions Office at (803) 778-7812 or the Financial Aid Office at (803) 778-7850.


ID Card Appointments & Chromebook Appointments
For the safety of our students, faculty, and staff all students are required to wear their IDs at all times.
Please familiarize yourself with the ID policy and procedures below.


SSD Course Catalog 2023-2024

IB Enrollment Form


in the News

Library Spotlight

Legendborn By Tracy Deonn Check it out in the library!  Also available in audiobook and ebook! “To discover the truth behind her mother’s mysterious death, a teen girl infiltrates a magical secret society claiming to […]


2023-24 CTE Programs

2023-2024 CTE Programs Click here for the full list of career clusters that are being offered at Sumter High School next school year.


SHS Teacher of the Year – Mrs. Creech

I was influenced to become a teacher after running a restaurant in the Chicago market from 1997-2000.  I was unhappy and wanted to do something that was more fulfilling.  I substitute taught at my high […]


Report Bullying – Sprigeo

If you feel unsafe or know someone who feels unsafe, please report it here. After you fill out the form below, Sprigeo sends an email to an administrator with all of the details from your […]