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BCHS Football Friday, November 24th. Bears vs. Marist War Eagles in the BEAR DEN

Join us for Round Three of the AAAA State Playoffs! Bears kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

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Feed my School for a Day at WPS
Listen to the Bears Live

Tickets on sale at BCHS, Tues. Wed. & Friday (11:00-1:00), $12.00 each

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Burke County High FFA

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

Thanksgiving Day
Date: 11/23/2017
Superintendent's Cabinet Meeting
Date: 11/27/2017, 8:15 AM 8:30 AM
Location: Central Office
BCHS FCCLA Spirit Night at Zaxby's
Date: 11/28/2017
Location: Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings, 1450 N Liberty St, Waynesboro, GA 30830, USA
WPS Pictures with Santa - PK & K
Date: 11/28/2017
Location: Waynesboro Primary School, 352 Southside Dr, Waynesboro, GA 30830, USA

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District Announcements

NOTICE: MILLAGE RATE TO BE SET

CURRENT 2017 TAX DIGEST AND FIVE YEAR HISTORY OF LEVY

The Burke County School Board does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at the Burke County Board of Education Meeting Room at 789 Burke Veterans Parkway, Waynesboro, Georgia on December 8, 2017, at 10:00 AM and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-32 does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year’s tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.

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BCPS At A Glance

  • 10% Higher Graduation Rate Than State Average For 3 Consecutive Years
  • 73% Of Teachers Hold Graduate Level Degrees
  • 19 Average Class Size, Pre-K Through 8
  • $458,245 Amount Received In Merit Scholarships By Class of 2017
  • 10 Consecutive Years In State Football Playoffs
  • 100% Of Classrooms Have Wi-Fi Capability
  • 6 SACS Accredited Schools
  • 4695 Students
  • 242 Graduates In Class of 2017