Welcome to Sumter County Schools

SCS Board Member - Ground Breaking

Dr. Torrance Choates takes the community on a virtual tour of the new high school.

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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 3,700 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.

NewsSumter County Schools goes virtual for the start of the 2020-2021 school year


Dr. Torrance Choates, Superintendent of Sumter County Schools
Sumter County Schools goes virtual for the start of the 2020-2021 school year

AMERICUS – Success often comes down to the dedication of a team. Very rarely can success stand alone on one personʼs shoulders. Dr. Torrance Choates is very aware of this.

Fri Nov 06 12:41 PM

Dr. Torrance Choates, Superintendent of  Sumter County Schools
Welcome Back Letter to Employees from Dr. Torrance Choates, Superintendent of Sumter County Schools

Dear SCS Family: Welcome back as we begin our new 2020-2021 school year. I hope you have had a restful summer and are ready to make this year one of the best ever. With the start of this year, we have many opportunities and challenges ahead of us to improve the lives of our students.

Fri Nov 06 12:36 PM

SCES Recognition Program
October BOE Recognition Program

Dr. Torrance Choates continues his "Teachers and Parents in Support of Students" recognition program at the monthly Board of Education Meetings. This month, Sumter County Elementary School’s principal, Dr. Sharon Tullis recognized J’mari Bowen (student), Miss Teira LaShay Wallace (teacher), Ms. Patricia Williams (paraprofessional), Miss Latonya Bowen (parent) and Mr. Anthony Darling, Sr. (custodian)

Fri Oct 30 06:12 PM

Pictured Left to Right: Mrs. Lorraine Lassiter, Sumter County Elementary School Nutrition Manager and Sumter County Schools’ Nutrition Director, Margaret M. Goodin RDN, LD
Sumter County Schools Nutrition Department Continues to Feed Students During Virtual Learning

Recently the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended flexibility for school districts to continue offering meal service to children under the Seamless Summer Option. The waiver qualifies all children ages 2-18 for free meals. This program is an extension of the National School Lunch Program and will run until December 31, 2020 or until funds are no longer available.

Fri Oct 30 06:12 PM

Ashton Dice-Clark a 3rd Grader at Sumter County Elementary School in Monica Aldridge's Homeroom
Sumter County Schools Mobile WiFi initiative

Sumter County Schools Mobile WiFi Initiative Pictured is Ashton Dice-Clark a 3rd Grader at Sumter County Elementary School in Monica Aldridge's Homeroom

Fri Oct 30 06:11 PM

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