Public Schools in Sumter County, Florida

There are 16 Public Schools in Sumter County, Florida, serving a population of 116,754 people in an area of 548 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 7,297 people, and 1 Public School per 34 square miles.

In Florida, Sumter County is ranked 67th of 67 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 41st of 67 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Sumter County Public Schools

Find Sumter County, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Bushnell Elementary School 218 West Flannery Avenue Bushnell, FL

Contracted Residential Services 2680 West County Road 476 Bushnell, FL

Lake Panasoffkee Elementary School 790 County Road 482 North Lake Panasoffkee, FL

South Sumter High School 706 North Main Street Bushnell, FL

South Sumter Middle School 773 Northwest 10th Avenue Webster, FL

Sumter Alternative School 1425 County Road 526 Sumterville, FL

Sumter Alternatives 709 North West Street Bushnell, FL

Sumter County Adult Center 1425 County Road 526A Sumterville, FL

Sumter Professional Center & Early Learning Academy 200 Cleveland Avenue Wildwood, FL

Sumter Virtual Franchise 2680 West C 476 Bushnell, FL

The Villages Charter High School 251 Buffalo Trail The Villages, FL

Villages Charter School 251 Buffalo Trail The Villages, FL

Webster Elementary School 349 South Market Boulevard Webster, FL

West Street School 709 North West Street Bushnell, FL

Wildwood Elementary School 300 Huey Street Wildwood, FL

Wildwood Middle/ High School 700 Huey Street Wildwood, FL

About Sumter County Public Schools

Sumter County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Sumter County, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Sumter County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Sumter County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Sumter County Public School Statistics

Find Sumter County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Sumter County Public School Enrollment
 Sumter CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment341 (84.2%)158,974 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment402 (93.1%)195,549 (85.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,589 (91.8%)804,705 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)2,031 (88.6%)812,190 (87.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,881 (79.8%)869,834 (89.3%)
Sumter County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Sumter CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education2,519 (2.4%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)6,209 (6.0%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)31,411 (30.1%)4,170,468 (29.0%)