The Decatur County Board of Education requires that all students attend the school in the zone in which they reside unless they are in a specialized program that contains students across school zones. Any exceptions to this policy must be made through the “School Choice Plan.”
If your child will be in grades K-4 during the 2018-2019 school year and you desire to apply for a school out of your zone using the “School Choice Plan,” you will need to complete an application during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018. Applications may be obtained (during Choice Week) at the Decatur County Board of Education, 100 West Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM or printed from the website www.dcboe.com. Applications will be available and accepted ONLY during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018. If you have questions regarding the “School Choice Plan” or the applications procedures, please contact Mr. John H. Wooden at 248-2806.
The availability of slots will be contingent upon the final outcome of the District’s plans to potentially consolidate one of its elementary schools.
Decatur County Schools is a Strategic Waiver System, which allows our system to waive specific state board rules. In our current strategic waiver, we chose to waive O.G.C.A 20-2-283 & 20-2-284. This waiver allows us as a system not to retest students for the 2017-2018 school year. The wavier also allows us to be able to use other vital information from your child’s entire school year and not only state assessment scores in the promotion and retention policy for the 2017-2018 school year.
Pre-K- Friday, May 18th @ 8:15am
Kindergarten- Friday, May 18th @ 9:30am
First Grade- Monday, May 21 @ 8:15am
Second Grade- Monday, May 21 @ 9:30am
Third Grade- Tuesday, May 22 @ 8:15am
Fourth Grade- Tuesday, May 22 @ 9:30am
COMMUNITY WIDE LITERACY CAMPAIGN
Everyone may help by:
DONATING NEW OR USED BOOKS
Book drop-off bins located at each school
Purchase books from Amazon, Read, Dream, Achieve Account
READ TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Become a trained volunteer
Participate in a brief training to learn how to effectively read aloud
If you are interested in becoming a trained
volunteer who also reads aloud to students,
please contact Dr. Cheryl Guy
for additional details.
229-243-6847 or 229-248-2835 email@example.com
DIRECTIONS FOR DCBOE PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT BOOK PURCHASE FROM AMAZON.COM
1. Go to Amazon.com and log on to your account or if you don’t have one you can create a new account.
2. Go to the “Account & Lists” tab on the top right of the page.
(Hello, Name: there will be a drop down box.)
3. Click on “Find a list or Registry”
-Go to “Your Friends” (three tabs in blue will say “Your List”,
“Your Idea Lists”, & “Your Friends”)
-Type in: DCBOE from “Find Someone’s List” box (to the left)
-Then hit enter to pull up the wish list
4. Book Wish List is available for you to purchase.
-Click on the book or books you would like to pur-chase.
-You have the choice of Hardcover or Paperback books.
-Place the QTY and add to your cart. Once added & you’re ready to check out, then you will proceed to check out. (Select Shipping Address page).
-Select DCBOE Read, Dream, Achieve. The order will be shipped directly to the DCBOE Support Center 507 Martin Street.
-Choose the OPTION of completing a Gift Receipt & type a message.
-Choose your shipping options (free to Amazon Prime Members, etc…) Then press Continue.
-Select Payment Method. Put in your credit card, debit card, gift card, Ama-zon.com or bank account number (checking). Press continue to review your order and place your order.
Interested in volunteering, chaperoning a school-related event or trip, or attending a field trip with your student?
First Time Volunteers: Be sure to attend a face-to-face volunteer training session
All Others: Recertify online (every school year ) @ dcboe.com/ for parents/Annual Recertification Requirements