Welcome to Sumner Hill Junior High School, the Clinton Public School District's ninth-grade school. Sumner Hill is an A School, the highest possible academic ranking a Mississippi school can attain. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 601-924-5510.
Our office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



 “ Get In The Game” Parents Playbook for Successful College Coaching: A Workshop to Guide Parents in Helping Students Attain College

Purpose:  Planning for college should actively begin in the 8th through 10th grades. This workshop invites parents to learn about planning and paying for college and the steps their student needs to take to be ready.   

Topics include:
  • Admission requirements for college
  • Mississippi colleges and universities
  • Comparison of school types
  • Study skills and test-taking strategies
  • College planning checklist
  • GPA Game: what drives college admission decisions?
  • Role of parents in supporting students in choosing classes and activities, getting organized, taking advantage of tutoring, exploring career opportunities, and acting responsibly with social media
Meet and greet your child's teachers and find out about all of the exciting things they will be a part of this year.


Returning students  that have not picked up their device or are just now registering have a 2.5 hour window to go to Central Office between 2:30 - 5:00 this coming Thursday, Aug. 14.    They must enter the building with their backpack, receipt, and school schedule.    Doors will shut at 5. 


A Meet Your Mac session is scheduled on Thursday, August 14th at 6:00 p.m. for students in grades 7th-12th who are new to the Clinton Public School District. The session will last about two hours. Information will be provided about new policies and procedures, and students will be issued a MacBook Air at the conclusion of the session. The Meet Your Mac session will be conducted at the Central Office located at 201 Easthaven Drive (the old Eastside Elementary). 


Attendance is mandatory prior to any student being issued a laptop.  Students will not be allowed in if they are over 15 minutes late as they will have missed a portion of the presentation.  Students must have money, receipt, or a waiver form with documentation of income.


Registration for NEW students
Is your family new to the Clinton Public School District? Click here to begin the online registration process (for students entering grades 1-12):

New Student Registration       Wednesday, July 30, 2014

All new students are to report to Central Office first to prove residency before coming to our Sumner Hill on July 30

New students enrolling into Clinton Public School District will need the following documentation.

  • Withdrawal form
  • Copy of final grades (transcript or report card)
  • Long birth certificate (parent name same as the ID)
  • Two proofs of residency   
    • One Utility Bill (Gas, Water, or Electric) 
      • Utility bills have to be current, not past 3 months  Phone and cable bills will not be accepted       
    • Mortgage Document/Property Deed or Apartment/Home Lease (must include ALL children’s names                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Copy of parents drivers’ license
  • Social Security Card
  • MS Immunization Form (121 form from the Health Department
  • Custody papers for divorced parents.  Custodial parent must enroll student    
    •  Dr. Burchfield at Central Office must approve all Guardianship papers before enrolling

 Please contact Mrs. Norton at 601.924.5510 if you have any questions

Returning Students 
If your child is a RETURNING student this fall, please click "online registration" under Quick Links to register your child online. If you need your child's Infosnap number, please click here.  
Registration for RETURNING students will be on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 in the Sumner Hill Gym from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm
 All returning students on affidavits must report to Central Office  first to prove residency and then to Sumner Hill.  
  • Infosnap online registration must be completed prior to August 6.
  • Parents must show two proof of residency or verify proven residency
    •  One Utility Bill (Gas, Water, or Electric) Utility bills have to be current, not past 3 months  Phone and cable bills will not be accepted
    • Mortgage Document/Property Deed or Apartment/Home Lease (must include ALL children’s names   
  • Child must be present for ID picture   
  • Students will receive class schedule and backpack
  • 2014-2015 Student Fees are as follows and can be paid on registration day:
    • Designated Fee                                       $50*
      • (Macbook agreement (including charger, backpack, and any other related items), Padlock Rental, Supplemental Instructional Supplies, Postage, Initial ID Badge and Lanyard as well as one duplicate of each)
    • Introduction to Biology/ Biology Fee        $5*
    • Compensatory Math/ Algebra Fee           $5*
    • Art Fee                                                     $15
    • Choir Fee                                                 $20
*Required for ALL students 
Anyone not registering during this time must call Mrs. Norton at 601.924.5510 to schedule an appointment.

Macbook Air
Computer Damage 1st Offense = $50; 2nd Offense = $100; 3rd Offense = $150
Charger damaged beyond use or missing = $79
Backpack missing or damaged beyond use = $50
Macbook lost or not returned = $1,242

Sumner Hill Junior High School is excited to have a new school sponsor, Chick-Fil-A of Clinton.  Pictured from left to right:
Neva Long, Chick-Fil-A's Public Relations Representative, the Chick-Fil-A Cow, and Bobby Hathorn, Sumner Hill Principal.


Our 2014 Reality Fair was a huge success! Our students talked about it all week. We'd like to thank all of the businesses that participated during the week, and a special thanks to Mrs. Norton for all her hard work organizing the event! We've included a few photos from the week farther down on this page.
Business participants included:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Mississippi
Godfrey and Ivy Realty
Bancorp South Bank
Renasant Bank
Rogers Dabbs Chevrolet
Get To College/Educational Service Foundation 

No Child Left Behind 
The Office of Federal Programs would like to inform you that the ESEA (No Child Left Behind) Report Card is now available for the 2012-13 school year.


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