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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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April 2018 Decatur County Board Of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
April 26, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORG
IA

Agenda

 

Kindergarten Registration

  

School Choice

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.

Georgia Milestones Re-Test Information

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.

2018-2019 School 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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