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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

1,000 cranes for President Carter
Exchange students bring paper birds for good health AMERICUS — They flew over Sumter County in small, single-engine airplanes, visited National Park Service Sites at Andersonville and Plains, saw an underwater marriag... 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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