Facilities Department

301 West McCollum Ave
Bushnell, Florida 33513
(352) 793-9298 fax


William "Eric" Suber

Rhonda Langston

Patti Hooten








































The Facilities Department manages the construction and maintenance of the schools and other facilities operated by the Sumter County School Board. Additionally, the department also is charged with growth management.


Jessica Lunsford Act (JLA)

The Jessica Lunsford Act was passed by the 2005 Florida Legislature in response to the abduction and killing of Jessica Lunsford in Citrus County. This law affects you if you have a business relationship with the School Board and you, your employees or your agents will be on school grounds when students are present or have direct contact with students or have access to or control of school funds.

Non-Instructional Contractor Compliance Information

Please review the following to assist in a smooth process in providing services to the district:

Screening Procedures

Florida Shared School Results (FSSR)

Fingerprinting and State-Wide ID Badge Information

Sumter County School Board - Notice of Use of Social Security Numbers (English) (Espanol)


Vendor Application

All vendors with the Sumter County School Board are required to complete a Vendor Application (FB-037) prior to the issuance of purchase orders. Vendor applications will only be accepted once a job, contract, bid, etc. has been awarded and proof of insurance has been provided. If your vendor application includes social security numbers, please review Sumter County School Board - Notice of Use of Social Security Numbers (English) (Espanol).

If you are interested in payment by direct deposit, complete the Agreement for Payment by Direct Credit (FB-073) and submit via email to the finance department (crystal.knight@sumter.k12.fl.us) .


Energy Management

Energy Management is tasked with overseeing our continuing efforts to conserve energy and reduce utility bills. In 2005 we partnered with Energy Education Incorporated to assist in achieving this goal. Since that time the district has reduced its energy usage by over 30%. Eight of our ten schools and two of our three office complexes have receive the Energy Star lable award from the Environmental Protection Agency for demonstrating continued efficient energy use. The district energy manager can be reached at energy@sumter.k12.fl.us.

Search ENERGY STAR Certified Locations

Energy Education, Inc.


Facilities Management Links

Office of Educational Facilities, Florida Department of Education

School Concurrency (Educational Facilities and Growth Management)