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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

RFQ for Architectural Services
Click on the link above for an RFQ for Architectural Services. Read More

Sumter School System has ‘an A-number one kitchen staff’ AMERICUS- When people talk about education, they talk about English and Math, not baked chicken and sweet potatoes. Bu... Read More

State school superintendent visits
AMERICUS — State Superintendent Richard Woods came to Americus to spread a message for a new direction in education, and was excited about the enthusiastic reception he received in Sumter County. More than 250 people ca... Read More

New school year at Sumter School starts with relative ease
AMERICUS — About 100 teachers had their classrooms moved, a number of bus routes were totally refigured, several media centers were moved, virtually all computers in the system were reformatted, and, in several cases, s... Read More

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