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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

Sumter School Board, superintendent set sights on future With a new high school in their future, a unified Sumter County School Board set out to express their passions to rece... Read More

Elementary School Teacher of the Year stresses character building For Sumter County Elementary School Teacher of the Year Crystal Lingefelt, the emphasis on teaching more thi... Read More

Umpleby named SCS Teacher of Year 2016 At the Sumter County School Teacher of the Year Ceremony on Tuesday, seven teachers representing all schools in the system were recogni... Read More

New superintendent knows value of public education AMERICUS — Few people know the value of a public education, or the value of good, caring teachers, more than Torrance... Read More

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