Burke County High School serves 1,250 students in grades 9 - 12
MISSION & BELIEF STATEMENTS
The mission of Burke County High School is to challenge students academically, promote opportunities for effective communication, provide a safe learning environment, and instill self-worth through curricular and extracurricular achievement.
Student learning is our chief priority and the primary focus for all decisions
A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning
Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs and is capable of learning
A commitment to continuous improvement is imperative for our school to enable students to become confident, self-disciplined, lifelong learners
A student's self esteem is enhanced by mutual respect and positive relationships with students, staff and parents
Students need to acquire and demonstrate knowledge and skills while being involved in solving problems and producing quality work
Students, parents, and the community equally share the responsibility for supporting the school's mission, while the faculty and administration share the responsibility for achieving that mission
The Burke County Board of Education/Burke County Public Schools does not discriminate in matters affecting employment, admission, treatment or access to its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender, disability or age . The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:
James D. Hyder, Jr.
Burke County Board of Education
789 Burke Veterans Parkway
Waynesboro GA 30830