Announcements and Information for Parents

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, of the current year.  These records will be destroyed after the last Friday in August of the current year.  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.


Burke County High School's special education graduation rate was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education.  By using the link below you will be able to access BCPS graduation rate for student's with disabilities and the support and programs that we use to graduate students. Once you open the link simply scroll over Burke on the map to see the good news!

The Burke County Public School District invites parents of Homeschool Parents of Students with Disabilities to a consultation meeting regarding your school’s participation in the following federally funded programs for the 2022-2023 school year.


IDEA: Students with Disabilities --- Designed to provide resources to educate students with disabilities in a regular educational setting to the extent feasible.


This meeting is scheduled for December 2, 2022 at 1:00pm.  The meeting will be held at the BCPS Teaching and Learning facility located behind BCHS. 

The GADOE has reinstated the Alternate Diploma option for students with severe cognitive disabilities.  This diploma option will be offered for the first time to Cohort 2024.  Please use the link below to learn more about this diploma type, and call our office if you have additional questions.
Parent feedback is an important part of helping our department make improvements to serve you and your students as well as let us know what we are doing well.  Please be on the lookout for the survey that will post later this school year.