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Welcome to Sumter County Schools



The Sumter County School System is holding an

Education Job Fair to hire educators for the

upcoming school year,

Thursday, April 6th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

at the Rees Park Economic Development Center

409 Elm Avenue, Americus, GA 31709.

Principals from all the schools will be on hand to meet

applicants and provide information.



Why Sumter? 

Sumter County Schools provide teachers with unique opportunities to realize their full potential through wide-ranging professional development opportunities from The New Teacher Academy, to mentor-ships, to State academic conferences, to the support of Academic Coaches. Teachers in the system also receive a county educational supplement, making Sumter County Schools one of the best paying districts in the region. For more information, contact Human Resources Department at (229) 931-8502.


The Sumter County School District is located in Sumter County, Georgia, the home of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter.  The District serves over 4,700 students from Americus, Leslie, Desoto and Plains. Teachers, administrators, support staff members and the Board of Education are committed to achieving the mission of graduating all students. We are also committed to providing a quality, equitable education for all students and providing appropriate professional learning opportunities for all staff members.

District News

Americus-Sumter High takes 1st in Academic Bowl Before the Academic Bowl, an annual event hosted by the National Park Service at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, stud... Read More

Torrance Choates: Home is where excellence begins In this week’s column, I will be discussing the importance of keeping a promising learning environment in the home to r... Read More

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Sumter County Schools Announces REACH Scholars AMERICUS — An opportunity afforded Sumter County School students is the REACH Georgia scholarship. It was first awarded a... Read More

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