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Open House is scheduled for Saturday, July 29th. The first day of school is August 1, 2017.

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

Date: 7/29/2017, 2 PM 4 PM
Date: 7/29/2017, 3 PM 5 PM
Superintendent's Cabinet Meeting
Date: 7/31/2017, 8:15 AM
Location: Central Office
First Day of School
Date: 8/1/2017

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Open House, Saturday, July 29, 2017

Open House Time Schedule:
2:00-4:00, Waynesboro Primary, Blakeney Elementary, & SGA Elementary
3:00-5:00, Burke County Middle, Burke County High, & Burke County Academy of Success/Life Center


The Burke County Board of Education will destroy all student records relating to Special Education Services for individuals who will attain the age of 22 on or before June 30, 2017. These records will be destroyed after Friday, August 26, 2017. Anyone wishing to recover his/her personal records before they are destroyed may call the Student Services Office at (706) 554-6306 to schedule an appointment for pickup.


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