Principal's Welcome


    Welcome Freshmen! 

    Sumner Hill is the ninth grade facility of the Clinton Public School District located in Clinton, MS. We're the home of the Arrows! Sumner Hill thrives on the proud tradition of excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics. All of our students are challenged in a safe, caring, and innovative learning environment that encourages students to go above and beyond to achieve success.

    We have high academic expectations for our students and are committed to educational excellence.  We have a qualified faculty/staff dedicated to helping each student achieve academic success and realize his or her fullest potential.  
    Our mission: Our mission is to produce successful individuals by guaranteeing challenging learning experiences in a safe, unified, caring community committed to excellence.    

    School Motto: Excellence without excuse.

    School Vision: The faculty and staff of Sumner Hill Jr. High School believe that each student who enters our doors will have the opportunity to be educated in a safe, caring, and innovative learning environment. Each learner will be prepared with academic relevance, a rigorous work ethic, and civic responsibility.
    We hope you enjoy your visit to our web site and will take time to get to know us.
     “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela 
    Christie R. Claxton, Ed.S.

    Telephone: (601) 924-5510
    FAX: (601) 924-4182
    School Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Assistant Principal

  • Jeremaine Brown  

    Greetings from the desk of Mr. Jeremaine Brown Sr.  I am delighted to serve this school year as the Assistant Principal of Sumner Hill Jr. High School. I am elated to be a part of an extraordinary learning environment that is second to none.  While we boast excellence without excuse, I plan to work endlessly alongside our Principal, Ms. Claxton, the rest of the Sumner Hill Jr. High School’s staff team members, Clinton’s parental community, and all stakeholders involved to ensure that this school continues to shine as a center of excellence for our amazing and talented students. 


    “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity” - Leo Tolstoy