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Welcome to Sumter County Schools

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

SCS interim superintendent: A good listener who is here to help AMERICUS — Larry Walters, Ph.D., has spent 43 years in public education because he believes public educat... Read More

SCMS Panthers, Lady Panthers sweep region championships By MICHAEL MURRAY  AMERICUS – Both Sumter County Middle School’s (SCMS) Panthers and Lady Panthers b... Read More

Sumter Schools’ music programs sing out for the holidays AMERICUS — During this holiday season, the talents of Sumter County students can be heard throughout the area. F... Read More

School Board Hires Interim Superintendent
Sumter County School Board has named retired Lee County School Superintendent Dr. Larry Walters as their Interim Superintendent. In his first meeting with Central Office Staff on Monday, Dr. Walters described himself not as a... Read More

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