Sumter School District is committed to our emphasis on academic achievement. To better serve our students, the high schools will start one-hour later each Friday beginning January 26 until June 1 to allow time for teacher collaboration, professional learning, and instructional planning. Students are to report to school by 9:45 a.m. (Fridays only)

Elementary and middle school principals identified February 14 and March 28 as early release days for professional learning and collaboration. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., and middle schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.