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All schools will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
First Lady Hug, April 7, 2016 - BCMS was the first stop on the First Lady's American Garden Tour.
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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

MLK Jr. Holiday Schools Closed
Date: 1/16/2017
Martin Luther King Day
Date: 1/16/2017
Superintendent's Cabinet Meeting
Date: 1/16/2017, 8:15 AM
Location: Central Office
SGA PBIS Meeting
Date: 1/17/2017

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2016 Tax Digest

Please see the Current 2016 Tax Digest and Five Year History of Levy. The BOE is proposing a rolled back millage rate from 13.75 mills to 13.73 mills to avoid an increase in property taxes.


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.


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