Sumter Public Schools

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There are 22 public schools in Sumter, SC, serving 15,198 students.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Sumter, South Carolina Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • SumterAlice Drive Elementary School
    251 Alice Dr
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    (803)775-0857
    684 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Alice Drive Middle School
    40 Miller Rd
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    (803)775-0821
    760 students | Gr. 6-8
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    Bates Middle School
    Magnet School
    715 Estate St
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    (803)775-0711
    Magnet School
    752 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Sumter
    Cherryvale Elementary School
    1420 Furman Dr
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    (803)494-8200
    459 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Chestnut Oaks Middle School
    1200 Oswego Rd
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    (803)775-7272
    517 students | Gr. 6-8
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    Crestwood High School
    2000 Oswego Rd
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    (803)469-6200
    1165 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sumter
    Crosswell Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    301 Crosswell Dr
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    (803)775-0679
    Magnet School
    601 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Ebenezer Middle School
    3440 Ebenezer Rd
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    (803)469-8571
    361 students | Gr. 6-8
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    Furman Middle School
    3400 Bethel Church Rd
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    (803)481-8519
    939 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Sumter
    Kingsbury Elementary School
    825 Kingsbury Rd
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    (803)775-6244
    683 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Lakewood High School
    350 Old Manning Rd
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    (803)506-2700
    1112 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sumter
    Lemira Elementary School
    952 Fulton St
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    (803)775-0658
    558 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Mayewood Middle School
    4300 East Brewington Rd
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    (803)495-8014
    164 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Sumter
    Millwood Elementary School
    24 Pinewood Rd
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    (803)775-0648
    667 students | Gr. PK-5
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    Oakland Elementary School
    5415 Oakland Dr
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    (803)499-3366
    669 students | Gr. PK-1
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    Pocalla Springs Elementary School
    2060 Bethel Church Rd
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    (803)481-5800
    917 students | Gr. PK-5
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    R. E. Davis Elementary School
    345 Eastern School Rd
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    (803)495-3247
    314 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Sumter
    Shaw Heights Elementary School
    5121 Frierson Rd
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    (803)666-2335
    524 students | Gr. 2-3
  • Sumter
    Sumter County Career Center
    Vocational School
    2612 Mccray's Mill Rd
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    (803)481-8575
    Vocational School

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     students | Gr. 9-12
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    Sumter High School
    Magnet School
    2580 Mccray's Mill Rd
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    (803)481-4480
    Magnet School
    2304 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Sumter
    Wilder Elementary School
    975 South Main St
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    (803)773-5723
    448 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Sumter
    Willow Drive Elementary School
    Magnet School
    26 Willow Dr
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    (803)773-5796
    Magnet School
    600 students | Gr. PK-5

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Did You Know?
Sumter, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Sumter is Shaw Heights Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or in the USA.