New Base Pass Guidelines for 13-14 School Year
Please see attachment below.

Pass guidelines for 13-14 school year.doc

Marquee Announcement

Welcome to High Hills  Home of the Panthers

Vision Statement

The vision of High Hills Elementary School is to create a community committed to academic excellence. 

Mission Statement

The mission of High Hills Elementary School is to provide each student with a quality education by developing academic and social skills in a safe environment. 


14-15 School supply list
14-15 School Supply List.pdf
2013-2014 Annual Report to the Parents
High Hills Report to the Parents 2014.pdf
School Renewal Plan
High Hills Elem. School Renewal 2014.pdf
FERPA Guidelines 2013-2014 school year
Directions for Parent Portal
Directions for Parent Portal.pdf
Parent Portal Log In

Request password
Request form for forgotten username and password.pdf


If you would like for your child to be dropped off by the school bus at a location different from the home address a
JACOB'S LAW form must be completed by the parent or guardian. 
Jacob's law is a South Carolina state law (56-5-195, SC Code of Laws),
Request for Origin of Destination Change for School Bus Transportation Form
can be picked up at your child's school.
Guidelines are as follows:
  • The origin (where the bus will pick-up your child) and the destination (where your child will be dropped off) must be in the school zone where your child attends school. 
  • Your child must be eligible to ride the school bus. 
  • Please print or type the information requested. 
  • The request will NOT be processed unless it has been notorized.
  • Important:  Request are granted on a space available basis. 
  • There is a  24 hour processing period before changes are made. 
  You may contact the transportation office at 499-3422.

Transportation Guidelines
Students who live within 1.5 mile range will not be picked up.  If you have questions about the distance from your home to the school, please call the Transportation Office at 499-3422.


Stacy Shirah


I graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education.  Since then, I have been teaching 5th grade at High Hills Elementary School, and I love the role I play in my students’ lives.


Upcoming Events


Parent's Right to Know

Under NCLB, parents/guardians have the right to obtain information regarding the qualifications of their child's teachers. Specifically, parents/guardians have the right to know what type of certificate the teacher holds, what subjects the teacher is certified to teach, and the teacher's major and any graduate degrees.


Federal and State Parental Notification Requirements
Report to the Public
letter to public April 11-12.pdf


Boxtops for Education

Labels for Education


Today, 7/25/2014
High: 90 Low: 73
Chance thunderstorms
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/26/2014
High: 92 Low: 75
Slight chance thunderstorms
15% chance of precipitation.


Sumter School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. For inquiries regarding the policy, contact the Assistant Superintendent of Personnel or the Director of Specialized Programs, Sumter School District, 1345 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150 or call 803-469-6900.

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