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Mission & Vision

The vision of BCPS is that each student leaves equipped for a world of possibilities.
Our mission is to ignite a passion for learning that leads to excellence.

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BCPS Meal Distribution List

Meal Distribution Sites

All students residing in Burke County will receive free meals every week day until Friday, April 3. Meals will be delivered on buses, using regular bus routes, and can be picked up at Blakeney Elementary School between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Children must be present to pick up meals. Children are not required to sit on the school bus to eat their meal.
Again, all students 18 years of age and under, from both public and private schools, are allowed free breakfast, lunch, and dinner every week day.

Closure due to Coronavirus

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In response to the executive order issued by Governor Brian Kemp, the Burke County Public School District will remain closed through April 24, 2020. Students may return to school on Monday, April 27, 2020.

Distance Learning Activities

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In response to the threat of COVID-19, our teachers have provided distance learning activities in both digital and paper/pencil form so that your child can continue to learn from home. Our teachers will be more than willing to talk with you and to assist with any academic questions you may have while we are away from school.

Illness Prevention and the Coronavirus

Coronavirus Prevention

At this time there are no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Burke County. Learn how you can help prevent the spread of germs that cause these types of illnesses.

Georgia Parent Survey

All 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. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below:

Easy Access to School Event Calendars

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In an effort to keep everyone informed with the most up to date school calendar information, each individual school has a Google calendar for parents.
View all our calendar events in one place on your BC App!
* See image for step-by-step EASY instructions.

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BCPS At A Glance

  • 91.55% Graduation Rate 2019
    5 year rate: 91.2%%
  • Active
    With Community Stakeholders
  • 19 Average Class Size, Pre-K Through 8
  • 193 Students Participate in the Dual Enrollment Program
  • 12 Consecutive Years In State Football Playoffs
    2011 AAA State Champs
  • 100% Of Classrooms Have Wi-Fi Capability
  • 100% of students served free breakfast and lunch
  • 6 SACS Accredited Schools
  • 4,225 Students
  • 256 Graduates In Class of 2019
    56 Honor Grads