Located in Sumter, S.C., Chestnut Oaks Middle School provides academic instruction and enrichment programs to students in grades six through eight. The school s academic courses include music, computer science, art, business, career and technology education, math, social studies, and health and physical education. It employs a guidance counselor who works to develop positive interpersonal relationships and provide career advice. Chestnut Oaks Middle School encourages students to take part in a range of athletic activities, such as basketball, volleyball, and track and field. In addition, the school s library has a collection of books and periodicals that complement the academic curriculum. Chestnut Oaks Middle School operates under Sumter School District 17.