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Superintendent's Message

As the days of summer draw to a close, the sounds of school buses and children returning to the classrooms is almost here. The start of school is a special time for students and each new chapter will be opened with both excitement and nervous anticipation. We look forward to another excellent year in Decatur County Schools. Our staff has been working ...

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Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents should be 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. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.

 

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

Collaborative Impact for Decatur County
Bearcat Softball Schedules
Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement Plan

 

 

Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually reviews and revises our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan). The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meeting. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at noon and 5:30 pm. at the Decatur County Student Support Center (507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge). All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

Stakeholders are also invited to visit the Decatur County Parent Resource Center on July 19th between the hours of noon and 5:30 pm to participate in the annual review process. The District CLIP, District Parent and Family Engagement Plan, and Individual Schoolwide and Parent and Family Engagement Plans will be available for review. Parents and stakeholders are encouraged to view these plans and offer feedback and suggestions.

For more information, please contact:

 Kathy Varner at 229-248-2836 or by email at 

kvarner@dcboe.com

2017 - 2018 District Calendar 

2017-2018 Color Coded Calendar 

2017-2018 Calendar

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Our Vision and 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
  • Implement technology for teaching and learning
  • Develop and improve stakeholder engagement, satisfaction, and loyalty
  • Support a positive school system culture and climate

System Non-Negotiables

  • Put students first
  • Be positive and respectful
  • Be consistent
  • Build trustful and relevant relationships
  • Provide all stakeholders with a voice

Teaching and Learning Non-Negotiables

  • Increase student engagement
  • Increase rigor and relevance
  • Increase use of instructional technology
  • Increase teacher collaboration
 
 

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Decatur County School System
100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Phone:  229-248-2200
Fax:  229-248-2252
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100 South West Street   |   Bainbridge, GA 39817
2015 CSBA Quality School Board