Superintendent's Message

SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE 2015/2016 The Class of 2015 is on its way to success and to make contributions to the future of our great community, state and nation. Our school system has taken the days of summer to rest, relax and reflect on our accomplishments. We now begin preparations for another exciting school year. All of our team members continue to actively participate in ...

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News & Announcements

BHS Traffic Changes

With the new traffic light at the Main Gate of Bainbridge High School, there will be significant changes in the traffic flow pattern. 

Safety Protocol--Walking Students to Classrooms

Parents are allowed to walk their children into school for the first week.  For safety reasons, parents may not walk their children into the building after the first week. Staff members are posted throughout campus to ensure the safety of students as they walk to class independently.  

Welcome to Our New Website Design

Welcome to Decatur County Schools.  We are proud to provide you with information regarding our schools and district.  Though our newly redesigned websites remain under construction, we are confident that as you visit our organization through these web pages that you will find DCBOE to be committed to providing parents and students with clear, timely, well-designed communications.

We assure you that everything is still on the website, but may be listed under a different menu.  We appreciate your patience as we transition.

Open House

Open House at ALL Schools Thursday, August 6 
Time:  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

System Registration Dates

Decatur County School System Registration Dates 2015-2016

2015-2016 School Calendar
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OUR Mission

Excellence, Engagement and Accountability…..for all.

OUR Mission 
To empower all students to 
engage and succeed in a global society 
by providing rigorous and equitable opportunities,
nurturing environments, sustained partnerships,
college and career readiness and character development.

Strategic Objectives

  • Increase student achievement and success
  • Develop and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Develop and improve stakeholder engagement, satisfaction and loyalty

Non - Negotiables

  • Being consistent in all that we do
  • Being transparent in all that we do
  • Providing high quality customer service at all times
  • Making continuous school and system improvement our daily mission
  • Demonstrating pride and ownership in all facilities and grounds daily
  • Providing a constant commitment to student and employee safety
  • Striving individually and as a team to move our school system from "good to great."

Teaching and learning Non-Negotiables

  • Improved effectiveness of Co-Teaching
  • Increased student engagement
  • Increased use of standards-based instructional practices
  • Increased rigor and depth of knowledge
  • Increased consistency in implementation and monitoring of attendance protocol
Dr. Fred Rayfield, Superintendent of Schools
100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Phone:  229-248-2200
Fax:  229-248-2252