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Up, Up, and Away! Get Ready to Start Pre-K! 

Children who are 4 years old, or who will turn 4 by September 1, 2017 are eligible for the free Georgia Pre-K Program. To register, come by Sumter County Primary School, on February 20th-March 3rd between 9:00 AM-1:00 PM.  

To register your child you will need to bring a birth certificate, social security card, current immunization form, proof of residency, and a recent Ear, Eye, Dental, and Nutrition form. Call 229-924-1012 if you have any questions, or visit our school website at for more information.  

Spots are limited and given on a first-come, first-served basis so make sure to bring your superhero by in lightning speed!  At Sumter County Primary School, we're teaching and learning!  What's your superpower?



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

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