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Annual School Mascot Race & United Way Night
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.
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.
First Lady Hug, April 7, 2016 - BCMS was the first stop on the First Lady's American Garden Tour.
BES 5th grade teacher, Whitney Smith, named the 2016 District Teacher of the Year!

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

240 day contracts end
Date: 7/1/2016
Independence Day
Date: 7/4/2016
Superintendent's Cabinet Meeting
Date: 7/4/2016, 8:15 AM
Location: Central Office
Waynesboro Firework Show hosted by DDA
Date: 7/4/2016, 9 PM 9:30 PM
Location: WAYNESBORO BURKE COUNTY RECREATION GYMNASIUM 208 GA Highway 24 S, Waynesboro, GA 30830, United States

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NOTICE-Special Education Records

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, 2016. These records will be destroyed after Friday, August 5, 2016. 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.


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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
  • 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