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Open House: Sunday, July 31st.  First Day of School: Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

2016-2017 Back to School News!

Open House: Sunday, July 31, 2016
Primary & Elementary (2:00-4:00)
Middle & High (3:00-5:00)

1st Day of School: Wednesday, August 3

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BES 5th grade teacher, Whitney Smith, named the 2016 District Teacher of the Year!
BCHS Beta Club received the Golden Key award for a 10% growth at the State Beta Convention and was also recognized as a National Beta School of Distinction for the second year in a row.
Annual School Mascot Race & United Way Night
#BearBuilt
First Lady Hug, April 7, 2016 - BCMS was the first stop on the First Lady's American Garden Tour.
#BearBuilt
First Lady Michelle Obama, School Nutrition Director Donna Martin, and 'The Today Show' News Anchor Al Roker, talk to students before helping plant a garden at BCMS.

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

Open House
Date: 7/31/2016
Open House for WPS, BES, SGA
Date: 7/31/2016, 2 PM 4 PM
Location: BCPS Primary and Elementary Schools
Open House for BCMS, BCHS, BCAS/LC
Date: 7/31/2016, 3 PM 5 PM
Location: BCPS Middle and High Schools
Superintendent's Cabinet Meeting
Date: 8/1/2016, 8:15 AM
Location: Central Office

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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
  • 8 Consecutive Years In State Football Playoffs
  • 100% Of Classrooms Have Wi-Fi Capability
  • 5 SACS Accredited School
  • 4400 Students
  • 292 Graduates In Class of 2015