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THIS WEEK: Students will dismiss 1-hour early for parent conferences, Oct. 17-21, 2016.
Teachers of the Year
First Lady Hug, April 7, 2016 - BCMS was the first stop on the First Lady's American Garden Tour.

Burke County Mission & Vision

The mission of the Burke County School System is to ensure that all students will graduate with the necessary skills to function successfully in a global society.
Burke County Schools will exemplify a quality system that is respected for high standards, outstanding performance, and excellence in student achievement.

Upcoming Events

GKIDS Checkpoint 1
Date: 10/21/2016
Pay Day
Date: 10/21/2016
WPS Kindergarten and First Grade Career Day
Date: 10/21/2016
WPS 2nd Gr. Career Parade
Date: 10/21/2016, 9:30 AM 10 AM

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All BCPS parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous.

Bears Football Broadcast

Listen live on the Radio at 94.9 FM "Best Country" or join us online each and every Football Friday Night! Dan Wiggins and Chris Henry will bring the excitement of Burke County Football to your radio or internet connected device. **Click on BC helmet for internet broadcast links**
Radio broadcast starts at 7:15 p.m.
Audio streaming begins at 7:00 p.m.


Click above to view and provide feedback on the following Federal Programs' documents:
CLIP, Homeless Policy, Equity Plan, District Parent Involvement Policy

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BCPS At A Glance

  • 4% Higher Graduation Rate Than State Average For 3 Consecutive Years
  • 71% Of Teachers Hold Graduate Level Degrees
  • 19 Average Class Size, Pre-K Through 8
  • $91 K Amount Received In Merit Scholarships By Class of 2015
  • 9 Consecutive Years In State Football Playoffs
  • 100% Of Classrooms Have Wi-Fi Capability
  • 6 SACS Accredited Schools
  • 4400 Students
  • 292 Graduates In Class of 2015